11 terms

Acceleration

changes in velocity with respect to time

Balanced Force

forces that cancel each other out when acting together on a single object

Force

a push or a pull

Friction

a force that opposes the motion of one object moving past another

Gravity

a force of attraction between two objects due to their mass and distance

Inertia

the tendency for an object to resist a change in its state in motion (an object at rest will stay at rest)

Momentum

combination of mass and speed

Position

location of an object

Speed

how fast an object's position is changing with time at any moment

Unbalanced Force

forces that do not cancel each other out when acting together on a single object

Velocity

the speed and direction of a moving object