Flashcards in SP2a - Resultant Forces Deck (6)
How is the size of a force represented?
The length of arrows
What is upthrust?
The upwards force reacting underneath an object
How do you find the resultant force if the forces are acting in the same direction?
You add them
How do you find the resultant force if the forces are acting in opposite directions?
Subtract one from the other
A cyclist is cycling without pedalling The air resistance is 10N and friction 5N. What is the resultant force on the bike?