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4.0 m/s*s

downward graph and straight across graph

in the figure above, which diagram represents the vector subtr…

in the figure above, which diagram represents the vector addit…

an object is released from rest on a planet that has no atmosp…

a projectile is fired with the initial velocity Vo at angle th…

IV

in the figure above, which diagram represents the vector subtr…

II

in the figure above, which diagram represents the vector addit…

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4050 N

zero

the object with the greater mass will e…

6.00 m/s*s

in the free-body diagram shown above, which of the following i…

a car goes forward along a level road at constant velocity. th…

according to Newton's second law, when the same force is appli…

an airplane with a mass of 1.20x10^4 kg tows a glider with a m…

4050 N

in the free-body diagram shown above, which of the following i…

zero

a car goes forward along a level road at constant velocity. th…

Momentum

Impulse

Elastic collision

Inelastic collision

Mass times velocity

The amount of force acting on an object times the time interva…

When the kinetic energy of two colliding object's is conserved

Two colliding objects stick together to become one; kinetic en…

Momentum

Mass times velocity

Impulse

The amount of force acting on an object times the time interva…

Frame of Reference

Distance

Displacement

Speed

point from which ALL measurements are made.... EX: Grid System

symbol= x or y... units= m... Total length traveled. A "scalar" = a…

symbol= x or y... units= m... Straight line length measured from st…

symbol= v... units= m/s... speed= distance / time... a scalar always…

Frame of Reference

point from which ALL measurements are made.... EX: Grid System

Distance

symbol= x or y... units= m... Total length traveled. A "scalar" = a…

Potential Difference

Current

Battery

Resistor

Voltage! negative charges flow from higher concentration to lo…

amount of charge passing a given point per second (C/s)... goes f…

Acts as an elevator, raising electrons from the positive side…

A device that uses up voltage

Potential Difference

Voltage! negative charges flow from higher concentration to lo…

Current

amount of charge passing a given point per second (C/s)... goes f…

Force

Net Force

Weight

Force of Friction

Anything that causes an object to move; push or pull

The total amount of force acting on an object.

How much an object weighs; describes how gravity pulls on a gi…

A retarding (slowing) force that acts on an object opposite th…

Force

Anything that causes an object to move; push or pull

Net Force

The total amount of force acting on an object.

Inertia

Newton

Reaction

Law of Inertia

The property of a body by which it remains at rest or continue…

A SI ( International System ) unit of force equivalent to the…

An equal but opposite force exerted by a body when a force act…

An object will keep doing whatever it is doing, whether it's s…

Inertia

The property of a body by which it remains at rest or continue…

Newton

A SI ( International System ) unit of force equivalent to the…

First kinematics equation ... (constant ac…

Second kinematics equation ... (constant a…

Third kinematics equation ... (constant ac…

Fourth Kinematics Equation... (constant a…

*speed up or slow down... *acceleration is how quickly velocity c…

*speed up or slow down... *most often used for projectile motion

*speed up or slow down... m/s... m... m/s/s

*speed up or slow down... meters... m/s... seconds

First kinematics equation ... (constant ac…

*speed up or slow down... *acceleration is how quickly velocity c…

Second kinematics equation ... (constant a…

*speed up or slow down... *most often used for projectile motion

Describe electric charge values.

Fundmental Unit of Charge

How many amperes of current are flowing…

Law of Conservation of Charge

Its quantized - it comes only in whole number multiples of the…

The absolute value of the charge of one electron

1 ampere

Charge cannot be created or destroyed in a system; the sum of…

Describe electric charge values.

Its quantized - it comes only in whole number multiples of the…

Fundmental Unit of Charge

The absolute value of the charge of one electron

force

contact forces

noncontact forces

action-at-a-distance forces

push or a pull

physical contact between two objects

interaction between to objects without contact or action-at-a-…

noncontact forces or interaction between two objects without c…

force

push or a pull

contact forces

physical contact between two objects

projectiles

projectile motion

independent

velocity

objects that are thrown or launched into the air and are subje…

the path of a projectile is the combination of horizontal and…

horizontal and vertical components are ______ of each other

acceleration is independent of the direction of _______

projectiles

objects that are thrown or launched into the air and are subje…

projectile motion

the path of a projectile is the combination of horizontal and…

vector

scalar

kinematics

position

quantity that involves both magnitude and direction

a quantity that does not involve a direction

mathematical tools for describing motion in terms of displacem…

location at some point in space

vector

quantity that involves both magnitude and direction

scalar

a quantity that does not involve a direction

average speed

average velocity

coordinate system

delta, ∆

how fast an object is moving; is the absolute value of the slo…

the change in position, divided by the time during which the c…

a system used to describe motion that gives the zero point loc…

change in, final minus initial

average speed

how fast an object is moving; is the absolute value of the slo…

average velocity

the change in position, divided by the time during which the c…

Dynamics

Newton's First Law

Force

Net Force

Describes the causes of motion using Newton's Laws

An object will maintain constant velocity unless acted upon by…

(F). A push or a pull.... Gravity always pulls. ... Forces are vecto…

F(net) or ∑F. ... The resultant of all forces acting on an object.

Dynamics

Describes the causes of motion using Newton's Laws

Newton's First Law

An object will maintain constant velocity unless acted upon by…

Transverse

Longitudinal

De-Broglie

Mechanical

Type of wave having matter displacement perpendicular to direc…

Type of wave having matter displacement in same, parallel, dir…

Waves Theory used to describe the particle and energy behavior…

Waves requiring a medium to travel through.

Transverse

Type of wave having matter displacement perpendicular to direc…

Longitudinal

Type of wave having matter displacement in same, parallel, dir…

acceleration

amplitude

angular momentum

antinodes

how much an object's velocity changes each second.

the distance from the midpoint of a wave to either the crest o…

the object's rotational inertia times its rotational velocity.…

positions on a standing wave with the maximum amplitude.

acceleration

how much an object's velocity changes each second.

amplitude

the distance from the midpoint of a wave to either the crest o…

0.2 m/s*s

2.0 m/s

-1 m/s*s between 6 and 8 seconds

increases from 1 m/s to 4 m/s

The graph in figure 4-3 shows an acceleration of

the initial speed (Vo) shown in figure 4-3 is

the acceleration of the object in figure 4-2 is

between two and three seconds, the speed of the object shown i…

0.2 m/s*s

The graph in figure 4-3 shows an acceleration of

2.0 m/s

the initial speed (Vo) shown in figure 4-3 is

First kinematics equation ... (constant ac…

Second kinematics equation ... (constant a…

Third kinematics equation ... (constant ac…

Fourth Kinematics Equation... (constant a…

*speed up or slow down... *acceleration is how quickly velocity c…

*speed up or slow down... *most often used for projectile motion

*speed up or slow down... m/s... m... m/s/s

*speed up or slow down... meters... m/s... seconds

First kinematics equation ... (constant ac…

*speed up or slow down... *acceleration is how quickly velocity c…

Second kinematics equation ... (constant a…

*speed up or slow down... *most often used for projectile motion

Position

Path Length

Displacement

Speed

Where an object is, in terms of a well-chosen origin.

How far an object actually moves

An object's change in position

How fast... Always positive

Position

Where an object is, in terms of a well-chosen origin.

Path Length

How far an object actually moves

Frame of Reference

Dynamics

Kinematics

Distance

A framework that is used for the observation and mathematical…

explains the causes of motion

Describes motion

How far an object moves/total ground it covers (scalar quantit…

Frame of Reference

A framework that is used for the observation and mathematical…

Dynamics

explains the causes of motion

Force

Static Friction

Kinetic Friction

Gravity

A push or pull on an object

Friction that acts on objects that are not moving

Friction between moving surfaces

A force of attraction between objects that is due to their mas…

Force

A push or pull on an object

Static Friction

Friction that acts on objects that are not moving

Magnitude and direction

Break it up into x and y components usi…

Velocity has a direction and speed does…

velocity

What two entities comprise a vector?

What do you do with any vector that is not on either the x or…

How are velocity and speed different?

What quantity is calculated from slope of the displacement ver…

Magnitude and direction

What two entities comprise a vector?

Break it up into x and y components usi…

What do you do with any vector that is not on either the x or…

Displacement

Distance

Speed

Velocity

Vector quantity; where you end up versus where you started reg…

Scalar quantity; How far you travel. It can be the same as dis…

Scalar quantity; How fast an object travels. Distance over tim…

Vector quantity; How fast and in what direction an object trav…

Displacement

Vector quantity; where you end up versus where you started reg…

Distance

Scalar quantity; How far you travel. It can be the same as dis…