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an instrument used to compare two masses

balance

2

something that can cause a change in motion; a push or a pull

force

3

the force of attraction between objects in the universe due to their masses

gravity

4

the amount of matter in an object

mass

5

the metric unit of force and weight

newton

6

an instrument used to measure a force

a spring scale

7

the downward force of gravity on an object

weight

8

a contact force that resists motion between two objects

friction

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a force of attraction between objects due to their mass

gravity

10

frictional force air exerts against a moving object

air resistance