# Study sets matching "conceptual physics law motion"

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Force

Friction

Mass

Weight

A push or a pull exerted on an object, measured in newtons.

The resistive force that opposes the motion or attempted motio…

The quantity of matter in an object. More specifically, it is…

The force upon an object due to gravity.

Force

A push or a pull exerted on an object, measured in newtons.

Friction

The resistive force that opposes the motion or attempted motio…

Force

Net Force

Vector

Vector Quantity

An influence that tends to accelerate an object; a push or pul…

The vector sum of forces that act on an object.

An arrow drawn to scale used to represent a vector quantity.

A quantity in physics, such as force, that has both magnitude…

Force

An influence that tends to accelerate an object; a push or pul…

Net Force

The vector sum of forces that act on an object.

Which has a greater linear speed, a hor…

What is the direction of the force that…

A tin can whirled on the end of a strin…

If you whirl a tin can on the end of a…

The Outside Horse

Inward

There is an inward force acting on the can

Fly off, tangent to its circular path

Which has a greater linear speed, a hor…

The Outside Horse

What is the direction of the force that…

Inward

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component vector

projectile

resultant vector

satellite

one of the vectors whose sum is the resultant vector

an object that moves through air the air or through space, act…

result of adding two or more vectors

An object that revolves around another object

component vector

one of the vectors whose sum is the resultant vector

projectile

an object that moves through air the air or through space, act…

Distinguish between vector vs scalar qu…

Describe the components of projectile m…

Describe the downward motion of a horiz…

At the instant a horizontally pointed c…

A vector has a magnitude and direction, while a scalar only ha…

The horizontal component of projectile motion is like the moti…

The downward motion of a horizontally launched projectile is t…

They hit at the same time

Distinguish between vector vs scalar qu…

A vector has a magnitude and direction, while a scalar only ha…

Describe the components of projectile m…

The horizontal component of projectile motion is like the moti…

Newton's Third Law

Vector quantity

Scalar quantity

Resultant

Whenever one object exerts a force on a second object, the sec…

A quantity that has both magnitude and direction. Examples are…

A quantity that has magnitude but not direction. Examples are…

The net result of a combination of two or more vectors.

Newton's Third Law

Whenever one object exerts a force on a second object, the sec…

Vector quantity

A quantity that has both magnitude and direction. Examples are…

Force

Net Force

Vector

Vector Quantity

An influence that tends to accelerate an object; a push or pul…

The vector sum of forces that act on an object.

An arrow drawn to scale used to represent a vector quantity.

A quantity in physics, such as force, that has both magnitude…

Force

An influence that tends to accelerate an object; a push or pul…

Net Force

The vector sum of forces that act on an object.

Friction

Inertia

Newton's First Law

Law of Inertia

The force that acts to resist the relative motion (or attempte…

The property of any body to resist changes in its state of mot…

Every body continues in its state of rest, or of motion in a s…

Every body continues in its state of rest, or of motion in a s…

Friction

The force that acts to resist the relative motion (or attempte…

Inertia

The property of any body to resist changes in its state of mot…

When an ice skater does a pirouette tur…

A straight line about which rotation ta…

When a twirling ice skater brings her a…

Whereas a rotation takes place about an…

rotates

axis

increases

external

When an ice skater does a pirouette tur…

rotates

A straight line about which rotation ta…

axis

Friction

Inertia

Newton's First Law

Law of Inertia

The force that acts to resist the relative motion (or attempte…

The property of any body to resist changes in its state of mot…

Every body continues in its state of rest, or of motion in a s…

Every body continues in its state of rest, or of motion in a s…

Friction

The force that acts to resist the relative motion (or attempte…

Inertia

The property of any body to resist changes in its state of mot…

Motion Maps

Dot

Arrow

Dot alone

Represents the position, velocity, and acceleration of an obje…

Indicates the position of the object

Indicates the direction and speed of the object

Not moving

Motion Maps

Represents the position, velocity, and acceleration of an obje…

Dot

Indicates the position of the object

Force

Net Force

Vector Quantity

Scalar Quantity

An influence that tends to accelerate an object; a push or pul…

The combination of all the forces that act on an object.

A quantity in physics, such as force, that has both magnitude…

A quantity in physics, such as mass, volume, and time, that ca…

Force

An influence that tends to accelerate an object; a push or pul…

Net Force

The combination of all the forces that act on an object.

Friction

Mass

Weight

Newton

The resistive force that opposes the motion or attempted motio…

The quantity of matter in an object.

The force due to gravity on an object.

The SI unit of force.

Friction

The resistive force that opposes the motion or attempted motio…

Mass

The quantity of matter in an object.

Force cause ____

Types of Motion: ... 1.____... 2.____

Initially Natural Forces not thought of…

Aristotle said that circular motion was…

motion

1.natural motion... 2. violent motion

Straight up or straight down

the heavens ... There is no end

Force cause ____

motion

Types of Motion: ... 1.____... 2.____

1.natural motion... 2. violent motion

Centripetal Force

Newton's First Law of Motion

Gravity

Law of Conservation of Momentum

Force exerted toward the center of a curved path

An object at rest remains at rest unless acted on by an outsid…

Attractive force between two objects that depend on masses of…

Momentum is neither created nor destroyed

Centripetal Force

Force exerted toward the center of a curved path

Newton's First Law of Motion

An object at rest remains at rest unless acted on by an outsid…

Force cause ____

Types of Motion: ... 1.____... 2.____

Initially Natural Forces not thought of…

Aristotle said that circular motion was…

motion

1.natural motion... 2. violent motion

Straight up or straight down

the heavens ... There is no end

Force cause ____

motion

Types of Motion: ... 1.____... 2.____

1.natural motion... 2. violent motion

Speed

Instantaneous Speed

Average Speed

Velocity

How fast an object moves; the distance traveled per unit of ti…

The speed at any instant.

The total distance traveled divided by the time of travel.

An object's speed and direction of motion.

Speed

How fast an object moves; the distance traveled per unit of ti…

Instantaneous Speed

The speed at any instant.

Speed is relative to the observer (exam…

Speed is the rate of position over time

5 km/hr

Instantaneous speed is at one split sec…

What does "motion is relative" mean?

Speed is the rate at which what happens?

You walk across the room at 5 kilometers per hour. Express thi…

What is the difference between instantaneous speed and average…

Speed is relative to the observer (exam…

What does "motion is relative" mean?

Speed is the rate of position over time

Speed is the rate at which what happens?

Why do forces always occur in pairs?

Interaction

Newton's third law

Action force

A force is always part of a mutual action that involves anothe…

A mutual action between one thing and another.

Whenever one object exerts a force on a second object, the sec…

The force that is equal in strength but opposite in direction…

Why do forces always occur in pairs?

A force is always part of a mutual action that involves anothe…

Interaction

A mutual action between one thing and another.

component vector

projectile

resultant vector

satellite

one of the vectors whose sum is the resultant vector

an object that moves through air the air or through space, act…

result of adding two or more vectors

An object that revolves around another object

component vector

one of the vectors whose sum is the resultant vector

projectile

an object that moves through air the air or through space, act…

Speed

Velocity

Vector quantity

Acceleration

How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of ti…

The speed of an object and a specification of its direction of…

Quantity in physics that has both magnitude and direction.

The rate at which velocity changes with time; the change in ve…

Speed

How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of ti…

Velocity

The speed of an object and a specification of its direction of…

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Distinguish between vector vs scalar qu…

Describe the components of projectile m…

Describe the downward motion of a horiz…

At the instant a horizontally pointed c…

A vector has a magnitude and direction, while a scalar only ha…

The horizontal component of projectile motion is like the moti…

The downward motion of a horizontally launched projectile is t…

They hit at the same time

Distinguish between vector vs scalar qu…

A vector has a magnitude and direction, while a scalar only ha…

Describe the components of projectile m…

The horizontal component of projectile motion is like the moti…

Air Resistance

free-body Diagram

Fluid

Fluid Friction

Friction acting on something moving through the air.

A diagram showing all the forces acting on an object.

The name for Liquids and gases, as they both flow.

When an object pushes aside the fluid it is moving through. (L…

Air Resistance

Friction acting on something moving through the air.

free-body Diagram

A diagram showing all the forces acting on an object.

acceleration

average speed

balanced forces

centripetal force

The rate at which velocity changes.

total distance object travels over a total time span that it t…

is when two or more forces acting on object that cancel each o…

The force that is necessary to keep an object moving in a circ…

acceleration

The rate at which velocity changes.

average speed

total distance object travels over a total time span that it t…

axis

rotation

revolution

linear speed

the center around which something rotates

the spin of a body on its axis

The movement of an object around another object or movement ar…

distance traveled per unit of time

axis

the center around which something rotates

rotation

the spin of a body on its axis