Flashcards in Chapter 4: Action& Reaction Deck (11)
There is a pair of forces acting on each what?
Some interactions depend on what?
How much force an object exerts depends on how quickly an object what?
What is a force?
An interaction between two objects.
A larger mass in an action-reaction pair results in what?
A smaller acceleration.
A smaller mass in an action reaction pair results in what?
A larger acceleration.
Why do objects recoil?
Because of the reaction forces of the material they fire.
Why don't action reaction forces cancel out?
They don't react on the same body.
When do equal forces cancel out?
When they act on the same body.
What are internal forces?
Forces that act and react within the same system.