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Conceptual Physics - Ch 5 - Newton's 3rd Law


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Newton's 3rd law
Whenever one object exerts a force on a second object, the second object exerts an equal and opposite force on the first
Vector quantity
A quantity that has both magintude and direction. Examples are Force, velocity, and acceleration.
Scalar quantity
A quantity that has magnitude but not direction. Examples are mass, volume, and speed
An arrow drawn to scale used to represent a vector quantity