## MATTER IN MOTION REVIEW 3.2

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MATTER IN MOTION REVIEW 3.2

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# MATTER IN MOTION REVIEW 3.2

 FORCEIS THE PUSHING OR PULLING ACTION OF ONE OBJECT UPON ANOTHER;
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FORCE IS THE PUSHING OR PULLING ACTION OF ONE OBJECT UPON ANOTHER;
FRICTION IS RESISTANCE FORCE CAUSED BY MOVING ONE OBJECT AGAINST ANOTHER;
GRAVITY IS THE ATTRACTION BETWEEN TWO OBJECTS, SUCH AS THE EARTH AND AN APPLE
POUND IS THE ENGLISH MEASUREMENT USED TO MEASURE WEIGHT;
NEWTON IS A METRIC UNIT OF FORCE FOR MEASURING WEIGHT;
INERTIA MATTER TO STAY AT REST IF AT REST OR TO CONTINUE MOVING AT A CONSTANT VELOCITY, SPEED AND DIRECTION, IF IN MOTION;
ACCELERATION OF AN OBJECT IS RELATED TO TWO THINGS; STRENGTH AND FORCE;
ACCELERATION OF AN OBJECT DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE STRENGTH OF THE FORCE, INVERSELY RELATED TO THE OBJECT'S MASS;
CENTRIPETAL IS A FORCE THAT CAUSES AN OBJECT TO TRAVEL IN A CURVED PATH RATHER THAN IN A STRAIGHT LINE;
NEWTON'S FIRST LAW OF MOTION VELOCITY OF AN OBJECT IS NOT CHANGED UNLESS IT IS ACTED UPON AN OUSIDE FORCE.
NEWTON'S THIRD LAW OF MOTION; FOR EVERY ACTION THERE IS AN EQUAL AND OPPOSITE REACTION;
NEWTON'S SECOND LAW OF MOTION ACCELERATION OF AN OBJECT IS DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE STRENGTH OF THE FORCE PRODUCING THE ACCELERATION AND INVERSELY RELATED TO THE OBJECT'S MASS

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