Force And Motion 2

February 12, 2018 Off By admin
Term Definition
Instantaneous Speed The speed of an object at one instant at a time
Average Speed Equals the total distance traveled divided by the total time taken to travel that distance
Mass Amount of matter in an object
Inertia Tendency of an object to resist a change in motion
Law Of Conservation Of Momentum States that the total momentum of objects that collide with each other is the same before and after the collision
Center Of Mass Point in an object that moves as if all the objects mass were concentrated at that point
Weight Gravitational force between an object and earth
Force A push or pull
Netforce Combination of all the forces acting on an object
Displacement Includes the distance between the starting and ending points and the direction in which you travel