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1

How is the size of a force represented?

The length of arrows

2

What is upthrust?

The upwards force reacting underneath an object

3

How do you find the resultant force if the forces are acting in the same direction?

You add them

4

How do you find the resultant force if the forces are acting in opposite directions?

Subtract one from the other

5

A cyclist is cycling without pedalling The air resistance is 10N and friction 5N. What is the resultant force on the bike?

5N

6

How do we know the forces are balanced?

The resultant of all forces on an object is zero