chapter 11 Vocabulary (Science)

  1. A push or a pull
  2. The combination of all the forces acting on an object
    Net Force
  3. Two or more forces exerted o an object
    Balanced Forces
  4. Two or more forces acting on an object that do not cancel, and cause the object to accelerate
    Unbalanced Forces
  5. If the net force acting on an object is zero, the object remains at rest, or if the object is already moving, continues to move in a straight line with constant speed
    Newton's First Law of Motion
  6. The force that brings nearly everything to a stop
  7. the acceleration of an object equals the net force divided by the mass and is in the direction of the net force
    Newton's second law of motion
  8. an object is the size of the gravitational force exerted on an object.
  9. the point in an object that moves as if all the object's mass were concentrated at that point
    Center of mass
  10. forces always act in equal but opposite pairs
    Newton's third law of motion
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