# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Lesson 1-2 Vocab
Vocabulary Words
22
Physics
10/29/2014

Term
 Position Time Graph
Definition
 A graph with time data plotted on the x- axis and position dada on the y-axis.
Term
 Resultant
Definition
 Vector representing the sum of 2 vectors.
Term
 Position
Definition
 Seperation between the object and origin.
Term
 Average Velocity
Definition
 A slope of a position time graph of an object.
Term
 Average Speed
Definition
 How fast the object is moving.
Term
 Displacement
Definition
 Change in position.
Term
 Newtons 2nd Law
Definition
 The greater the mass the greater amount of force needed.
Term
Definition
 Variable that depends on the square of another.
Term
 Instantaneous Position
Definition
 Position of a particular instant.
Term
 Net Force
Definition
 Overall force on an object.
Term
 Measurement
Definition
 Comparison between unknown quantity and standard.
Term
 Precision
Definition
Term
 Accuracy
Definition
Term
 Independent Variable
Definition
 A variable that doesn't depend on another (usually x)- The variable that is change and is being tested.
Term
 Magnitude
Definition
 Size
Term
 Distance
Definition
 How far the object is from its origin.
Term
 Time Interval
Definition
 Difference between two times.
Term
 Scalars
Definition
 Quantity is just a number and has no distance.
Term
 Coordinate System
Definition
 Location of the zero point of the variable and the direction where the values of the variable increase
Term
 Particle Model
Definition
 Simplified version of a motion diagram where objects in motion is replaced by a series of single points.
Term
 Inverse Relationship
Definition
 Where one variable depends on the inverse of another.
Term
 Linear Relationship
Definition
 Independent variable varies linearly with the dependent variable
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