force and motion 2

February 13, 2018 Off By admin
Term Definition
instantaneous speed the speed of an object at one instant of time
average speed equals the total distance traveled divided by the total time taken to travel the distance
mass amount of matter in a object
inertia tendency of an object to resist a change in its motion
law of canserination the total momentum of objects that collide with each other is the same before and after the collision
center of mass point in a object that moves as if all of the objects mass were concentrated at the point
weight gravitational force between an object an Earth
force a push or pull
net force combination of all forces acting on a object
displacement shows the difference between distance and displacement