# Shared Flashcard Set

Chapter 3
Forces
20
Physics
11/04/2008

## Additional Physics Flashcards

Term
 Newton's First Law
Definition
 Objects in motion tend to stay in motion, objects at rest tend to stay at rest
Term
 Newton's 2nd Law
Definition
 a=net F/m
Term
 Newton's 3rd law
Definition
 For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction
Term
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Definition
 C
Term
 If you drop a pencil on a moving bus, where will it fall?
Definition
Term
 Weight
Definition
 The force due to gravity on an object
Term
 Mass
Definition
 The quantity of matter in an object
Term
 Volume
Definition
 The amount of space an object occupies
Term
 If a ball rolls down a uniform slope ramp acceleration is:A) decreasingB) constantC) increasing
Definition
 B) constant
Term
 Action/reaction pairs act on:A) the same objectB) different objects
Definition
 B) different objects
Term
 Normal Force
Definition
 Fn
Term
 Friction Force
Definition
 Ff
Term
 Force of Weight
Definition
 Fw
Term
 Applied Force
Definition
 Fa
Term
 Tension Force
Definition
 Ft
Term
 Units of Weight
Definition
 N
Term
 Units of Pressure
Definition
 N/m^2
Term
 To Find Ax:
Definition
 Ax/A= cosx
Term
 To Find Ay:
Definition
 Ay/A= siny
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