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Conceptual Physics--Chapter 3: Linear Motion
Speed
Velocity
Vector quantity
Acceleration
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
Quantity in physics that has both magnitude and direction.
The rate at which velocity changes with time; the change in v…
Speed
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
Velocity
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
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Conceptual physics Motion Maps
Motion Maps
Dot
Arrow
Dot alone
Represents the position, velocity, and acceleration of an obj…
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 obj…
Dot
Indicates the position of the object
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Conceptual Physics - Chapter 2: Linear Motion
Speed
Velocity
Vector quantity
Acceleration
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
Quantity in physics that has both magnitude and direction.
The rate at which velocity changes with time; the change in v…
Speed
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
Velocity
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
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Circular Motion-Conceptual Physics
Which has a greater linear speed, a ho…
What is the direction of the force tha…
A tin can whirled on the end of a stri…
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 ho…
The Outside Horse
What is the direction of the force tha…
Inward
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Conceptual Physics - Circular Motion Practice
When an ice skater does a pirouette tu…
A straight line about which rotation t…
When a twirling ice skater brings her…
Whereas a rotation takes place about a…
rotates
axis
increases
external
When an ice skater does a pirouette tu…
rotates
A straight line about which rotation t…
axis
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Conceptual Physics - Circular Motion
Rotation
Revolution
Linear Speed
Tangential Speed
An object turns about an internal axis
An object turns about an external axis
Distance moved per unit of time
The speed of something moving along a circular path because t…
Rotation
An object turns about an internal axis
Revolution
An object turns about an external axis
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Chapter 3: Projectile Motion - Conceptual Physics
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, ac…
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, ac…
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Conceptual Physics - Circular Motion
Revolution
Linear Speed
Tangential Speed
Rotational Speed/Angular Speed
An object turns about an external axis
Distance moved per unit of time
The speed of something moving along a circular path because t…
The number of rotations per unit of time
Revolution
An object turns about an external axis
Linear Speed
Distance moved per unit of time
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Uniform Motion Vocab for Conceptual Physics
position
distance
displacement
clock reading
definition:... the location of an object with respect to a refer…
definition:... how far an object has traveled along a path... comm…
definition:... the difference between the initial and final posi…
definition:... the exact time that an object is at a particular…
position
definition:... the location of an object with respect to a refer…
distance
definition:... how far an object has traveled along a path... comm…
Conceptual Physics - Circular Motion
Rotation
Revolution
Linear Speed
Tangential Speed
An object turns about an internal axis
An object turns about an external axis
Distance moved per unit of time
The speed of something moving along a circular path because t…
Rotation
An object turns about an internal axis
Revolution
An object turns about an external axis
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Conceptual Physics Projectile Motion
vector
Pythagorean Theorem
Gravity
projectiles
number and direction
c^2= a^2+b^2
"all downwardness"
an object that moves through space and is acted upon by gravity
vector
number and direction
Pythagorean Theorem
c^2= a^2+b^2
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Chapter 6: Projectile Motion (Conceptual Physics)
Distinguish between vector vs scalar q…
Describe the components of projectile…
Describe the downward motion of a hori…
At the instant a horizontally pointed…
A vector has a magnitude and direction, while a scalar only h…
The horizontal component of projectile motion is like the mot…
The downward motion of a horizontally launched projectile is…
They hit at the same time
Distinguish between vector vs scalar q…
A vector has a magnitude and direction, while a scalar only h…
Describe the components of projectile…
The horizontal component of projectile motion is like the mot…
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Projectile Motion Conceptual Physics
True or False: The initial velocity in…
Which will hit the ground first? A bal…
True or False: In a projectile motion…
A projectile is launched at an angle i…
True
They will hit at the same time
False
Gravity causes vertical acceleration. There is not an acceler…
True or False: The initial velocity in…
True
Which will hit the ground first? A bal…
They will hit at the same time
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Chapter 2: Linear Motion - Conceptual Physics
Average Velocity
Vector quantity
Free Fall
Speed
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
Quantity in physics that has both magnitude and direction.
Motion under the influence of gravity only.
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
Average Velocity
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
Vector quantity
Quantity in physics that has both magnitude and direction.
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Conceptual Physics: Rotational Motion
Tangential speed
Rotational speed (sometimes called ang…
Rotational inertia (often called momen…
Torque
The linear speed tangent to a curved path, such as in circula…
The number of rotations or revolutions per unit of time; ofte…
The property of an object that measures its resistance to any…
The product of force and lever-arm distance, which tends to p…
Tangential speed
The linear speed tangent to a curved path, such as in circula…
Rotational speed (sometimes called ang…
The number of rotations or revolutions per unit of time; ofte…
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Conceptual Physics: Linear Motion
Speed
Velocity
Vector quantity
Acceleration
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
Quantity in physics that has both magnitude and direction.
The rate at which velocity changes with time; the change in v…
Speed
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
Velocity
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
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linear motion: conceptual physics
scalar
speed
velocity
acceleration
a number with its unit but no direction
how much distance it travels in a given time... how fast are u…
how fast youre going in a certain direction
how fast your velocity is changing
scalar
a number with its unit but no direction
speed
how much distance it travels in a given time... how fast are u…
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Conceptual Physics - Circular Motion
Rotation
Revolution
Linear Speed
Tangential Speed
An object turns about an internal axis
An object turns about an external axis
Distance moved per unit of time
The speed of something moving along a circular path because t…
Rotation
An object turns about an internal axis
Revolution
An object turns about an external axis
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Conceptual Physics - Circular Motion
Revolution
Linear Speed
Tangential Speed
Rotational Speed/Angular Speed
An object turns about an external axis
Distance moved per unit of time
The speed of something moving along a circular path because t…
The number of rotations per unit of time
Revolution
An object turns about an external axis
Linear Speed
Distance moved per unit of time
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Conceptual Physics - Chapter 3: Projectile Motion
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, ac…
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, ac…
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Unit 2: Linear Motion Review (Conceptual Physics)
Speed is relative to the observer (exa…
Speed is the rate of position over time
5 km/hr
Instantaneous speed is at one split se…
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 th…
What is the difference between instantaneous speed and averag…
Speed is relative to the observer (exa…
What does "motion is relative" mean?
Speed is the rate of position over time
Speed is the rate at which what happens?
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Linear Motion (Chapter 2 - Conceptual Physics)
Linear Motion
Motion is relative
Speed
INSTANTANEOUS Speed
When the object have the same speed and in straight or curved…
Forces will react the same wall on every object. Nevertheless…
It's a measure of "how fast" something is moving.... The distanc…
The current speed related to a certain point in a given momen…
Linear Motion
When the object have the same speed and in straight or curved…
Motion is relative
Forces will react the same wall on every object. Nevertheless…
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Conceptual Physics Chapter 5 Projectile Motion
vector
scalar
components
resolution
a quantity that has magnitude and direction
quantity described by magnitude but not direction (time, area…
two vectors at right angles that add up to a given vector
The process of resolving a vector into components
vector
a quantity that has magnitude and direction
scalar
quantity described by magnitude but not direction (time, area…
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Conceptual Physics--Chapter 3: Linear Motion alexsyss
Speed
Velocity
Vector quantity
Acceleration
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
Quantity in physics that has both magnitude and direction.
The rate at which velocity changes with time; the change in v…
Speed
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
Velocity
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
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Chapter 5: Projectile Motion Conceptual Physics
distinguish between vector vs scalar q…
Describe the components of projectile…
Describe the downward motion of a hori…
At the instant a horizontally pointed…
A vector has a magnitude and direction, while a scalar only h…
The horizontal component of projectile motion is like the mot…
The downward motion of a horizontally launched projectile is…
They hit at the same time
distinguish between vector vs scalar q…
A vector has a magnitude and direction, while a scalar only h…
Describe the components of projectile…
The horizontal component of projectile motion is like the mot…
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Conceptual Physics Chapter 3 Projectile Motion
resultant formula
vector quantities have both...
a satellite is ...
a scalar quantity is...
V = the square root of (A squared + B squared)
magnitude and direction
continually falling around the earth
completely described by magnitude
resultant formula
V = the square root of (A squared + B squared)
vector quantities have both...
magnitude and direction
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Conceptual Physics - Chapter 4:Linear Motion
Relative
An object is moving if
Speed Equation
Units of Speed
Describes the motion on one object with respect to another
It's position relative to a fixed point is changing.
distance ÷ time
m/s, km/h, mi/h, cm/h light years/century
Relative
Describes the motion on one object with respect to another
An object is moving if
It's position relative to a fixed point is changing.
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circular motion: Conceptual Physics CPHS
Inverse square law
Law of Universal Gravitation
weight
weightless
As the distance between two objects increases the force of gr…
Every object in the universe pulls on every other object in t…
A measure of the gravitational force an object exerts against…
The condition where the normal force is zero because an objec…
Inverse square law
As the distance between two objects increases the force of gr…
Law of Universal Gravitation
Every object in the universe pulls on every other object in t…
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Conceptual Physics--Chapter 4: Linear Motion
Speed
Velocity
Vector quantity
Acceleration
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
Quantity in physics that has both magnitude and direction.
The rate at which velocity changes with time; the change in v…
Speed
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
Velocity
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
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Conceptual Physics - Chapter 5: Projectile Motion
Scalar Quantity
Vector Quantity
Magnitude
How does a vector quantity differ from…
Magnitude only (ex. distance, time, speed, etc.)
Magnitude and Direction (ex. displacement, velocity, forces,…
How much/ How many. The amount/ number.
A vector quantity includes both magnitude and direction, but…
Scalar Quantity
Magnitude only (ex. distance, time, speed, etc.)
Vector Quantity
Magnitude and Direction (ex. displacement, velocity, forces,…
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Conceptual Physics - Circular Motion Ch 9
Revolution
Linear Speed
Rotational Speed/Angular Speed
RPM
An object turns about an external axis
Distance moved per unit of time
The number of rotations per unit of time
Revolutions Per Minute is another term for rotational speed.
Revolution
An object turns about an external axis
Linear Speed
Distance moved per unit of time
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Ch3 Projectile Motion Conceptual Physics
component
nonlinear motion
parallel
parallelogram
one of the vectors, often mutually perpendicular, whose sum i…
motion along a curved path
two lines that never intersect in the same plane
a four-sided figure with opposite sides that are parallel and…
component
one of the vectors, often mutually perpendicular, whose sum i…
nonlinear motion
motion along a curved path
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Conceptual Physics Chapter 3: Linear Motion
Speed
Instantaneous Speed
Average Speed
Velocity
How fast an object moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
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 t…
Instantaneous Speed
The speed at any instant.
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Conceptual Physics--Chapter 8: Rotational Motion
Tangential speed
Rotational speed (sometimes called ang…
Rotational inertia (often called momen…
Torque
The linear speed tangent to a curved path, such as in circula…
The number of rotations or revolutions per unit of time; ofte…
The property of an object that measures its resistance to any…
The product of force and lever-arm distance, which tends to p…
Tangential speed
The linear speed tangent to a curved path, such as in circula…
Rotational speed (sometimes called ang…
The number of rotations or revolutions per unit of time; ofte…
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Conceptual Physics - Chapter 4:Linear Motion
An object is moving if
Speed
Average Speed
Instantaneous Speed
It's position relative to a fixed point is changing.
distance ÷ time
Total distance covered ÷ Time Interval
The speed at any instant
An object is moving if
It's position relative to a fixed point is changing.
Speed
distance ÷ time
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Conceptual Physics - Circular Motion Ch 9
Revolution
Linear Speed
Rotational Speed/Angular Speed
RPM
An object turns about an external axis
Distance moved per unit of time
The number of rotations per unit of time
Revolutions Per Minute is another term for rotational speed.
Revolution
An object turns about an external axis
Linear Speed
Distance moved per unit of time
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Chapter 2: Linear Motion - Conceptual Physics
Velocity
Vector quantity
Free Fall
Speed
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
Quantity in physics that has both magnitude and direction.
Motion under the influence of gravity only.
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
Velocity
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
Vector quantity
Quantity in physics that has both magnitude and direction.
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Chapter 2: Linear Motion - Conceptual Physics
Velocity
Vector quantity
Free Fall
Speed
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
Quantity in physics that has both magnitude and direction.
Motion under the influence of gravity only.
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
Velocity
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
Vector quantity
Quantity in physics that has both magnitude and direction.
19 terms
Conceptual Physics--Chapter 3: Linear Motion
Speed
Velocity
Vector quantity
Acceleration
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
Quantity in physics that has both magnitude and direction.
The rate at which velocity changes with time; the change in v…
Speed
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
Velocity
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
Conceptual Physics--Chapter 3: Linear Motion Casandra
Speed
Velocity
Vector quantity
Acceleration
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
Quantity in physics that has both magnitude and direction.
The rate at which velocity changes with time; the change in v…
Speed
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
Velocity
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
28 terms
Conceptual Physics--Chapter 8: Rotational Motion
The linear speed tangent to a curved p…
The number of rotations or revolutions…
The property of an object that measure…
The average position of weight or the…
Tangential speed
Rotational speed (sometimes called angular speed)
Rotational inertia (often called moment of inertia)
Center of gravity (CG)
The linear speed tangent to a curved p…
Tangential speed
The number of rotations or revolutions…
Rotational speed (sometimes called angular speed)
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Conceptual Physics: Motion, Force, Energy
average speed
instantaneous speed
vector
velocity
The distance of an object over a period of time.
The speed of an object at an instant in time.
A number that tells us both a size and a direction.... (Examples…
An object's speed in a specific direction.
average speed
The distance of an object over a period of time.
instantaneous speed
The speed of an object at an instant in time.
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Conceptual Physics Chapter 12 rotational Motion
A ______ is required to change the rot…
Explain why a tightrope walker might h…
Rank, from lowest to... highest, the rota…
A ____ pendulum swings back and forth…
torque
The pole increases the performer's rotational inertia, allowi…
C, B, A
Short... Long... Short
A ______ is required to change the rot…
torque
Explain why a tightrope walker might h…
The pole increases the performer's rotational inertia, allowi…
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Conceptual Physics 8: Rotational Motion
Tangential speed
Rotational speed (sometimes called ang…
Rotational inertia (often called momen…
Torque
The linear speed tangent to a curved path, such as in circula…
The number of rotations or revolutions per unit of time; ofte…
The property of an object that measures its resistance to any…
The product of force and lever-arm distance, which tends to p…
Tangential speed
The linear speed tangent to a curved path, such as in circula…
Rotational speed (sometimes called ang…
The number of rotations or revolutions per unit of time; ofte…
14 terms
Conceptual Physics--Chapter 3: Projectile Motion
How does a vector quantity differ from…
What is the resultant of two perpendic…
Components of a vector
Resolution of a vector
A vector quantity includes both magnitude and direction, but…
The resultant of two perpendicular vectors is the diagonal of…
Two vectors at right angles that add up to a given vector.
The process of determining the components of a given vector.
How does a vector quantity differ from…
A vector quantity includes both magnitude and direction, but…
What is the resultant of two perpendic…
The resultant of two perpendicular vectors is the diagonal of…
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Conceptual Physics - Chapter 5: Projectile Motion
How does a vector quantity differ from…
What is the resultant of two perpendic…
Components of a vector
Resolution of a vector
A vector quantity includes both magnitude and direction, but…
The resultant of two perpendicular vectors is the diagonal of…
Two vectors at right angles that add up to a given vector.
The process of determining the components of a given vector.
How does a vector quantity differ from…
A vector quantity includes both magnitude and direction, but…
What is the resultant of two perpendic…
The resultant of two perpendicular vectors is the diagonal of…
19 terms
Conceptual Physics--Chapter 3: Linear Motion-A
Speed
Velocity
Vector quantity
Acceleration
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
Quantity in physics that has both magnitude and direction.
The rate at which velocity changes with time; the change in v…
Speed
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
Velocity
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
Conceptual Physics--Chapter 3: Linear Motion
Speed
Velocity
Vector quantity
Acceleration
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
Quantity in physics that has both magnitude and direction.
The rate at which velocity changes with time; the change in v…
Speed
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
Velocity
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
26 terms
Linear Motion (Chapter 2 - Conceptual Physics)
Linear Motion
Rate
Motion is relative
Speed
When the object have the same speed and in straight or curved…
is how fast something happens or how much something changes p…
Forces will react the same wall on every object. Nevertheless…
It's a measure of "how fast" something is moving.... The distanc…
Linear Motion
When the object have the same speed and in straight or curved…
Rate
is how fast something happens or how much something changes p…
43 terms
Chapter 5: Projectile Motion Conceptual Physics
distinguish between vector vs scalar q…
Describe the components of projectile…
Describe the downward motion of a hori…
At the instant a horizontally pointed…
A vector has a magnitude and direction, while a scalar only h…
The horizontal component of projectile motion is like the mot…
The downward motion of a horizontally launched projectile is…
They hit at the same time
distinguish between vector vs scalar q…
A vector has a magnitude and direction, while a scalar only h…
Describe the components of projectile…
The horizontal component of projectile motion is like the mot…
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