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Cards (16)

Section 1

(16 cards)

scalar quantity

Front

only described by magnitude (time, area, volume)

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force

Front

push or pull

Back

An example of a scalar quantity

Front

time, area, volume

Back

tension

Front

stretching force

Back

vector

Front

arrow that represents magnitude & direction

Back

dynamic equilibrium

Front

moving

Back

What does εF=0 mean?

Front

It means all the forces acting add to zero

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net force

Front

combination of all forces acting on an object & changing its motion

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vector quantity

Front

amount that needs direction & magnitude

Back

An example of a vector quantity

Front

force

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What is the net force on an object at rest?

Front

Zero

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static equilibrium

Front

not moving

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What two quantities are necessary to determine a vector quantity?

Front

Magnitude and direction

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resultant

Front

sum of two or more vectors

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support force

Front

upward force that balances weight of an object on a surface

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mechanical equilibrium

Front

state of steadiness when net force is zero

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