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# 5.P.1.1/5.P.1.4 :: Motion

Use this Quizlet to study your Force and Motion vocabulary.
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Friction
a force that opposes the motion of another object; making the object slow down and eventually stop
Position
a comparison of an object's location on a map to other things on the map
Gravity
the force that pulls objects down towards Earth's surface
Mass
the measure of the amount of matter in an object
Matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space
Acceleration-Force
the more force you apply, the greater the acceleration (change in speed or direction)
Acceleration-Mass
the greater the mass, the more force necessary to get an object to accelerate (change speed or direction)
Momentum
how difficult it will be to stop an object;
Weight
is a measure of gravitational force between earth and an object
Speed
distance over time
Acceleration
change in speed or direction
Balanced forces
EQUAL forces, do not change speed or direction
Unbalanced forces
UNEQUAL forces, do change speed or direction
Inertia
resistance to change in motion (objects will do what they are doing until a force acts upon it)
Force
push or pull
Motion
A change in position over time

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