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Conceptual Physics - Ch 2 - Newton's 1st Law/Inertia

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Inertia
The property of things to resist changes in motion
Newton's 1st Law - Inertia
An object in at rest will remain at rest. An object in motion will remain in motion. UNLESS, acted on by an outside force
Force
A push or Pull
Net Force
Sum of forces that act on an object
Mechanical Equilibrium
The state if object or system of objects for which there are no changes in motion
Equilibrium rule
The sum of the forces acting equals zero
e) all of the above
The law of inertia states that an object ______________.
a) at rest will remain at rest unless acted on by an outside force
b) will continue moving at the same velocity unless an outside force acts on it
c) will continue moving in a straight line unless an outside force acts on it
d) that is not moving will never move unless an outside force acts on it
e) all of the above
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