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1

What do you need to know about the multiply forces acting on the resultant force?

The size of all the different forces and their direction

2

What is a force?

A vector quantity

3

What does a vector quantity have?

Size and direction

4

What does a scalar quantity have?

Only size

5

Give some examples of vector quantities

- Force
- Velocity
- Displacement
- Acceleration
- Momentum

(mostly physical quantities)

6

Give some examples of scalar quantites

- Mass
- Temperature
- Time
- Length

7

How do you work out the resultant force?

Combine vectors - work along the same line