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# Forces

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Centripetal force A force that causes an object to move in a circle.
Rolling friction Friction that occurs when an object rolls over a surface.
Newton The SI unit used for magnitude, or strength, of a force.
Force A push or pull exerted on an object.
Static Friction Friction that acts on objects that are not moving.
Compression An elastic force that squeezes or pushes the molecules in matter together.
Balanced Forces Equal forces acting on an object in opposite directions.
Mass A measure of how much matter is in an object.
Free Fall The motion of a falling object when the only force acting on it is gravity.
Projectile An object that is thrown.
Net Force The overall force on an object when all individual forces acting on it are added together.
Law of Conservation of momentum The rule that is in the absence of outside forces the total momentum of objects that interacts does not change.
Tension An elastic force that stretches or pulls on the molecules in matter.
Sliding Friction Friction that occurs when one solid slides over another.
Unbalanced Force Forces that cause an object's velocity to change.
Air resistance The fluid friction experienced by objects falling through air.
Gravity The force that pulls objects toward each other.
Weight A measure of the force of gravity in an object.
Fluid Friction Friction that occurs as an object moves through a fluid.
Inertia The tendency of an object to resist any change in its motion.
Satellite Any object that orbits around another object in space.
Momentum The product of an objects mass and velocity.
Friction The force that one surface exerts on another when the two surfaces rub against each other.
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