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Chapter 10 Motion

motion vocabulary

QuestionAnswer
Force of attraction between objects. Gravity
Anything that is shot or thrown through the air. projectile
A push or a pull. force
Projectiles follow a ______ path. curved
Does mass remain constant everywhere in the universe? yes
Unit for force. Newton
Forces that are equal is size but opposite in direction are ..... balanced forces
Force created by two objects sliding past each other. Friction
A 15 newton forces to the right acts on a 10 newton force to the left. Which direction does the object move? right
What kind of friction is air resistance? fluid friction
Measure of the force of gravity on an object. weight
When the only directional force acting on an object is gravity, the object is experiencing.. freefall
All objects near the earth's surface _______ at 9.8 m/s/s. accelerate
What is the fastest speed a falling object can reach? terminal velocity
What is the net force of a 10 N force to the left acting on a 10 N force acting to the right? zero
Which law states that an object stays in motion until an unbalanced force acts upon it? Newton's 1st law
Which law states that force equals mass x acceleration? Newton's 2nd law
Tendency of an object to resist a change in motion. inertia
The greater the _____, the greater the inertia. mass
Which law states that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction force. Newton's 3rd law
Gravity is affected by mass and _______. distance
The product of mass x velocity is ..... momentum
An object that orbits another object is called a(n).... satellite
Force that makes an object move in a circular path. centripetal
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