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The rate of change in velocity

Acceleration

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Describes the speed and direction of an object

Velocity

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The amount of an object

Mass

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The greatest velocity of a falling object reaches

Terminal

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Velocity parallel to earth surface

Horizontal

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The force on an object pulling towards the center of a circular path

Centripetal

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The rate of change in position or rate of motion

Speed

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Ratio between two different quantities

Rate

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Property of a body that resists a change in velocity

Inertia

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Zero velocity

Rest

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Mass of an object multiplied by its velocity

Momentum

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Upward force of air against a moving object

Air resistance

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Velocity in and up or down direction

Vertical

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Unit of measurement or force

Newtons

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A push or pull exerted on one body by another

Force

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Forces always come in...

Pairs

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Two objects with the song velocity must be moving in the same…

Direction

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A force that acts on all objects on earth

Gravity

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The force that opposes the motion of two touching surfaces

Friction

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Amount of force per unit area

Pressure