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Force and motion

1st Law of Motion An object at rest tends to stay at rest and an object in motion tends to stay in motion unless acted upon by an outside force.
2nd Law of Motion Acceleration is produced when a force acts on a mass. The greater the mass (of the object being accelerated the greater the amount of force needed (to accelerate the object). F=MA
3rd Law of Motion For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.
Accelerate The act or process of moving faster
Force A push or pull that causes an object to move, stop or change direction.
Friction A force that holds back the movement of a sliding object.
Gravity A natural force that causes things to fall toward the earth.
Inertia A property of matter by which it remains at rest or in uniform motion in the same straight line unless acted upon by an outside force.
Mass Anything that had weight & shape
Motion An act, process or instance of changing places
Resistance An opposing force
Unbalance To put out of balance
Created by: swl12345