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The Nature of Force

force a push or pull exerted on an object
Newton The strength of a force A unit of measure that equals the force required to acclerate 1 kilogram of mass at 1 meter per second per second
net force overall force of an object when al the individual forces acting on it are added together forces in same direction are added forces in opposite direction are subtracted
unbalanced force forces that produce a non-zero net force, which changes an obect's direction forces do not add or subtract to zero
balanced force equal forces acting on an object in opposite directions forces subtract to zero
Created by: rluedtke