# Shared Flashcard Set

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Physics Final
Yell's Physics Final
12
Physics
12/15/2010

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 Aristotle
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 Galileo
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 Ptolemy
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 Copernicus
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 When there is no air resistance, objects of different masses dropped from rest...
Definition
 fall with equal accelerations and with equal displacements
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 Suppose you are given a position versus time graph. The slope of a line drawn tangent to a point on the curve of this graph describes what quantity?
Definition
 Instantaneous Velocity
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 Three values were obtained are all around the same area, but the true value isnt near them. what are they?
Definition
 Precise
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 What is the tendency of an object to maintain its state of motion?
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 Intertia
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 A free-body diagram represents...
Definition
 force exerted on an object forces as vectors the object
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 A hammer drives a nail into wood, identify the action-reaction pain in this situation.
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 The hammer exerts a force on the nail; the nail exerts force on the hammer.
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 What is Newtons second law?
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 When the same force is applied to two objects with different masses, the heavier object will have a smaller acceleration.
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