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1

Newton's 3rd Law of Motion

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.

2

Force Pair

Mutual actions between objects where each object exerts an equal and opposite force on the others.

AKA: Action-Reaction Pairs

3

Momentum

Inertia in motion.

Formula: momentum= mass•velocity
mom=mv

4

An action between two different objects.

Interaction

5

The quantity of force x time interval. (Change in momentum)

Impulse

6

A physical quantity the remains unchanged during a process.

Conserved

7

In the absence of external force, the momentum of a system remains unchanged.

Law of Conservation of Momentum

8

A collision in which colliding objects rebound without lasting damage or the release of heat.

Elastic Collision

9

A collision in which colliding objects tangle together and generate heat.

Inelastic Collision

10

The tendency of things to resist changes in motion.

Inertia