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chapter 9 vocab

motion distance from another object is changing
refrence point place or object used for comparision to see if some thing is in motion
distance length between two points
displacement length and direction that an object has moved from it starting point
vector magnitude and direction of a motion
speed distance traveled per unit of time (also called rate)
average speed total distance / total time
instataneous speed rate (speed) at a given time
velocity speed in a specific vector
slope steepness of a line graph
work when force is exerted on an object that causes it to move
energy ability to do work or cause change
kinetic energy energy that an object has due to its motion
potential energy stored energy that results from the position of shape of an object
gravitational potential energy potential energy related to an object's hieght
elastic potential energy the potential energy of objects that can be pulled or pressed
law of conservation states that when one form of energy is transferred to another neither is destroyed or created
acceleration the rate at which velocity changes
Created by: blundy616956