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Flashcards in BrainPOP Vocab: Forces and Acceleration Deck (14):
1

a quantity having direction as well as magnitude, especially as determining the position of one point in space relative to another

vector

2

apply or bring to bear (a force, influence, or quality)

exert

3

the speed of something in a given direction

velocity

4

the great size or extent of something

magnitude

5

the quantity of motion of a moving body, measured as a product of its mass and velocity

momentum

6

decrease in the rae of speed of something

negative acceleration

7

the rate at which someone or something is able to move or operate

speed

8

when you add up all of the forces to equal a net force

net force

9

the resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another

friction

10

withstand the action or effect of

resist

11

strength or energy as an attribute of physical action or movement

force

12

the SI unit of force. It is equal to the force that would give a mass of one kilogram an acceleration of one meter per second per second and is equivalent to 100,000 dynes

newton

13

the speed of something in a given direction

velocity

14

increase in the rate or speed of something

acceleration