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Newtons laws

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Force
is a push or pull upon an object resulting from the object's interaction with another object.
Inertia
any physical object to any change in its state of motion including changes to its speed and direction or the state of rest
Gravity
the force that attracts a body toward the center of the earth,
Newtons 1st law of Motion
An object at rest stay at rest and an object in motion stays in motion until by unbalanced one.
Newtons 2nd law of Motion
The acceleration of an object as produced by net force
Newtons 3rd law of Motion
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.
F=m*a
What is the equation for Force?
Newtons
What units is Force measured in?
Balanced
two forces, qual in size, acting in opposite directions on an object.
unbalanced
are forces that cause a change in the motion of an object.
Weight
is a force created by gravity on objects. The weight of an object depends on its mass.
Friction
A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in contact
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