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1

What can a force do to an object?

Change its direction.
Change its speed.
Change its shape.

2

What is the name of the force that pulls objects down?

Weight.

3

What force pushes up from a floor?

Reaction force.

4

What does equilibrium mean when referring to forces?

The forces acting on the object are equal in size and opposite in direction.

5

What is meant by a gravitational field?

An area where an object with mass feels a force.

6

What force causes a boat to float?

Upthrust

7

How can forces cause acceleration?

If the forces are unbalanced, and the forward force is greater.