10 terms

Colleen_KostTEACHER

Inertia

the property of things to resist changes in motion

Newton's First Law of Motion

An object at rest tends to stay at rest

Force

A push or a pull

Net Force

The vector sum of forces that act on an object

Vector

An arrow drawn to scale to represent the vector quantity

Vector quantity

A quantity that has direction and magnitude

Scalar Quantity

Only has magnitude

Resultant

The result of 2 or more vector quantities

Mechanical Equilibrium

State of an object or system of objects where there is no change on motion

Equilibrium Rule

For an object or system of objects on equilibrium the sum of the forces acting equals zero.