Force & Motion 2

February 4, 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 an object
Interia Tendency of an object to resist a change in its 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 a object that moves as if all of the object's mass were concentrated at that point
Weight Gravitational force between an object and earth
Force A push or a pull
Netforce Combination of all forces acting on an object
Displacement The direction and difference in position between your starting and ending point