# Study sets matching "motion conceptual physics"

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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

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…

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…

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.

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

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

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?

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…

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…

Tangential speed

Rotational speed (sometimes called angu…

Rotational inertia (often called moment…

Torque

The linear speed tangent to a curved path, such as in circular…

The number of rotations or revolutions per unit of time; often…

The property of an object that measures its resistance to any…

The product of force and lever-arm distance, which tends to pr…

Tangential speed

The linear speed tangent to a curved path, such as in circular…

Rotational speed (sometimes called angu…

The number of rotations or revolutions per unit of time; often…

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…

position

distance

displacement

clock reading

definition:... the location of an object with respect to a refere…

definition:... how far an object has traveled along a path... commo…

definition:... the difference between the initial and final posit…

definition:... the exact time that an object is at a particular l…

position

definition:... the location of an object with respect to a refere…

distance

definition:... how far an object has traveled along a path... commo…

Tangential speed

Rotational speed (sometimes called angu…

Rotational inertia

Torque

The linear speed tangent to a curved path, such as in circular…

The number of rotations or revolutions per unit of time; often…

The property of an object to resist any change in its state or…

The product of force and lever-arm distance, which tends to pr…

Tangential speed

The linear speed tangent to a curved path, such as in circular…

Rotational speed (sometimes called angu…

The number of rotations or revolutions per unit of time; often…

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…

Average Velocity

Vector quantity

Free Fall

Speed

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

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 ti…

Average Velocity

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

Vector quantity

Quantity in physics that has both magnitude and direction.

Which has a greater linear speed, a hor…

What is the direction of the force that…

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

Two objects move toward each other beca…

The Outside Horse

Inward

Fly off, tangent to its circular path

Increases

Which has a greater linear speed, a hor…

The Outside Horse

What is the direction of the force that…

Inward

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

Distance

Displacement

Speed

Velocity

Distance is a scalar quantity that refers to "how much ground…

Change in position (end point - starting point)

Speed is a scalar quantity. Rate of change in distance.

The speed in a given direction. Velocity = Displacement/Time... R…

Distance

Distance is a scalar quantity that refers to "how much ground…

Displacement

Change in position (end point - starting point)

relative

speed

instantaneous speed

average speed

When we describe the motion of one object with respect to anot…

how fast an object is moving

The speed at any instant

total distance covered divided by the time

relative

When we describe the motion of one object with respect to anot…

speed

how fast an object is moving

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…

What does T represent in the circumrfer…

Is an object in uniform circular motion…

True or False: Velocity vectors are alw…

What vector goes towards the center of…

Period

Yes

true

acceleration

What does T represent in the circumrfer…

Period

Is an object in uniform circular motion…

Yes

relative

speed

instantaneous speed

average speed

When we describe the motion of one object with respect to anot…

how fast an object is moving

The speed at any instant

total distance covered divided by the time

relative

When we describe the motion of one object with respect to anot…

speed

how fast an object is moving

A ______ is required to change the rota…

Explain why a tightrope walker might ho…

Rank, from lowest to... highest, the rotat…

A ____ pendulum swings back and forth m…

torque

The pole increases the performer's rotational inertia, allowin…

C, B, A

Short... Long... Short

A ______ is required to change the rota…

torque

Explain why a tightrope walker might ho…

The pole increases the performer's rotational inertia, allowin…

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.