# Study sets matching "physical exam science 6 forces"

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friction

inertia

net force

gravity

A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in c…

Resistance of an object to a change in its motion

The combination of all forces acting on an object

(physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the un…

friction

A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in c…

inertia

Resistance of an object to a change in its motion

Force

Newton

Net Force

Friction

A push or pull that acts on an object

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

The overall force acting on an object after all the forces are…

A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in c…

Force

A push or pull that acts on an object

Newton

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

Force

Net force

Unbalanced Forces

Balanced Force

A push or a pull

sum of all forces acting on an object

unequal forces that will cause an object to move

Equal forces acting upon an object in opposite directions that…

Force

A push or a pull

Net force

sum of all forces acting on an object

Velocity

Units of Velocity

Acceleration

Units of Acceleration

The speed of an object in a specific direction.

m/s up, cm/s north, mph east, km/h down

The rate at which velocity changes.

m/s^2

Velocity

The speed of an object in a specific direction.

Units of Velocity

m/s up, cm/s north, mph east, km/h down

Acceleration

Balanced Forces

Drag

Force

change in speed

the forces cancel each other out, the object is either moving…

friction from the air or another fluid like a liquid

a push or pull, vectors represent this quantity

Acceleration

change in speed

Balanced Forces

the forces cancel each other out, the object is either moving…

Force

Contact Forces

Non-contact forces

Balanced force

A push or pull exerted on an object

Forces that can only be applied through touching an object. (e…

Forces that can be applied without touching an object. (exampl…

Equal forces acting on an object in opposite directions

Force

A push or pull exerted on an object

Contact Forces

Forces that can only be applied through touching an object. (e…

Force

Balanced Forces

Unbalanced forces

Newton's First Law

A push or pull on an object. Measured in Newton

Forces that cancel or add up to zero

Sum of forces is greater than zero

When the forces on an object are balanced, then objects at res…

Force

A push or pull on an object. Measured in Newton

Balanced Forces

Forces that cancel or add up to zero

Force

Newton

Net Force

Friction

A push or pull that acts on an object

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

The overall force acting on an object after all the forces are…

A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in c…

Force

A push or pull that acts on an object

Newton

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

Fluid

Water Pressure

Air (atmospheric) pressure

Pressure

a liquid or a gas. (any substance that can flow)

the pressure of the water increases as depth increases. (more…

the weight of the air above a certain area... ○ Air pressure dec…

the amount of force distributed over an area

Fluid

a liquid or a gas. (any substance that can flow)

Water Pressure

the pressure of the water increases as depth increases. (more…

Force

Newton

Net Force

Friction

A push or pull that acts on an object

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

The overall force acting on an object after all the forces are…

A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in c…

Force

A push or pull that acts on an object

Newton

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

air resistance

centripetal force

free fall

gravity

the force that opposes the motion of objects through air

the unbalanced force that causes objects to move in a circular…

the motion of a body when only the force of gravity is acting…

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

air resistance

the force that opposes the motion of objects through air

centripetal force

the unbalanced force that causes objects to move in a circular…

acceleration

air resistance

speed

balanced forces

The rate of change of velocity. The change in velocity divided…

Force that opposes the motion of an object moving through air.

Distance an object travels divided by time.

Forces that combine to give a zero net force and do not change…

acceleration

The rate of change of velocity. The change in velocity divided…

air resistance

Force that opposes the motion of an object moving through air.

Force

Inertia

Newton's first law

Friction

A push or a pull

Resistance of an object to a change in its motion

an object at rest will stay at rest, an object that is moving…

A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in c…

Force

A push or a pull

Inertia

Resistance of an object to a change in its motion

Law of Conservation of Momentum

static friction

sliding friction

rolling friction

the momentum lost by object 1 is equal to the momentum gained…

force that prevents two surfaces from sliding; no motion

force that opposes the motion of two surfaces sliding past eac…

force between a rolling object and a surface

Law of Conservation of Momentum

the momentum lost by object 1 is equal to the momentum gained…

static friction

force that prevents two surfaces from sliding; no motion

air resistance

centripetal force

free fall

gravity

the force that opposes the motion of objects through air

the unbalanced force that causes objects to move in a circular…

the motion of a body when only the force of gravity is acting…

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

air resistance

the force that opposes the motion of objects through air

centripetal force

the unbalanced force that causes objects to move in a circular…

air resistance

centripetal force

free fall

gravity

the force that opposes the motion of objects through air

the unbalanced force that causes objects to move in a circular…

the motion of a body when only the force of gravity is acting…

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

air resistance

the force that opposes the motion of objects through air

centripetal force

the unbalanced force that causes objects to move in a circular…

acceleration

balanced forces

energy

geothermal energy

A change in motion caused by unbalanced forces or a change in…

he forces acting on an object that are equal in size and oppos…

he ability to cause changes in matter

Heat from inside the Earth

acceleration

A change in motion caused by unbalanced forces or a change in…

balanced forces

he forces acting on an object that are equal in size and oppos…

Inertia

Weight

Free Fall

Terminal Velocity

the tendency of an object to resist a change in motion unless…

a measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object.

the motion of a body when only the force of gravity is acting…

the constant velocity of a falling object when the force of ai…

Inertia

the tendency of an object to resist a change in motion unless…

Weight

a measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object.

Distance

Displacement

Average speed

Instantaneous speed

describes how far an object has moved

the distance and direction of an object's change in position o…

the total distance the object travels divided by the total tim…

the speed of the object at a given point in time

Distance

describes how far an object has moved

Displacement

the distance and direction of an object's change in position o…

Balanced Forces

Unbalanced Forces

Gravitational Force

Velocity

2 equal forces that act upon an object in opposite directions

2 or more forces pushing or pulling against each other resulti…

the force of attraction between all masses in the universe

rate of change of position of an object in a specified directi…

Balanced Forces

2 equal forces that act upon an object in opposite directions

Unbalanced Forces

2 or more forces pushing or pulling against each other resulti…

Distance

Displacement

Average speed

Instantaneous speed

describes how far an object has moved

the distance and direction of an object's change in position o…

the total distance the object travels divided by the total tim…

the speed of the object at a given point in time

Distance

describes how far an object has moved

Displacement

the distance and direction of an object's change in position o…

Distance

Displacement

Average speed

Instantaneous speed

describes how far an object has moved

the distance and direction of an object's change in position o…

the total distance the object travels divided by the total tim…

the speed of the object at a given point in time

Distance

describes how far an object has moved

Displacement

the distance and direction of an object's change in position o…

*force

newton

net force

unbalanced forces

a push or pull exerted on an object... described by direction an…

the SI unit of measure that equals the force required to accel…

the overall force on an object when all the individual forces…

forces that produce a nonzero net force, which changes an obje…

*force

a push or pull exerted on an object... described by direction an…

newton

the SI unit of measure that equals the force required to accel…