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describing motion

Motion is the process of changing position
Reference point the starting point you use to describe the motion or the position of an object
Distance is the total length of your path
Displacement is the distance an object moves divided by the time it took to move that distance
Velocity is the speed and direction of an object's motion
Acceleration is the measure of the change in velocity during a period of time
Force a push or pull of an object
Contact force is a push or pull applied by one object to another object that is touching it
Noncontact force a force that pushes or pulls an object with out touching it
Friction is a contact force that resists the sliding motion between two objects that are touching
Gravity is a noncontact attractive force that exists between all objects that have mass
Balanced forces when the net force of an object is 0 N
Unbalanced forces when the net force acting on an object is not 0
Created by: gatesmak6458