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Ch. 3 vocab

vocabulary words

The force that acts to resist the relative motion of objects or materials that are in contact. friction
The property of any body to resist changes in its state of motion. Inertia
Every body continues in its state of rest, or of motion in a straight line at constant speed, unless acted upon by a nonzero force. Newton's first law
Every body continues in its state of rest, or of motion in a straight line at constant speed, unless acted upon by a nonzero force. law of inertia
The SI unit of mass. The amount of mass in one liter of water at 4 degrees celsius. kilograms
a measure of an object's inertia or tha amount of matter in an object. Only depends on the amount of and kind of particles that compose an object not the location. mass
THe force on a body due to the gravitational attraction of another body. weight
The SI unit of force. The force applied to a one kilogram of particles that compose an atomic nucleus newton
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