Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in using Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Force and Motion

TermDefinition
Position The location of an object.
Motion Object's change in position relative to a reference point.
Reference point A place or object to which another location is compared.
Displacement The straight line distance between your starting and ending point.
Speed How quickly distance changes with time.
Average speed The total distance traveled divided by the total time of travel.
Instantaneous speed The speed of an object at a specific instant in time.
Velocity Speed combined with the direction of motion.
Vector A physical quantity that has both size and direction.
Acceleration A measure of how quickly velocity changes.
Inertia Resistance to change direction
Friction Resistance to move.
Newton's First Law of Motion An object at rest will remain at rest until acted upon an outside force, and an object in motion will remain in motion unless acted upon by an outside force.
Force A push or pull that acts on an object.
Newton's Second Law of Motion F=ma
Net force The combination of all forces acting on an object.
Balanced Forces A set of forces that cancel one another so there isno overall force on an object.
Unbalanced Forces A set of forces acting on an object that do not cancel each other out.
Potential Energy Stored Energy. PE=MGH
Kinetic energy Energy of motion. KE=1/2mvSqrd
Created by: 237461
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards