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1

a force of attraction between objects due to their masses

gravity

2

a contact force that resists motion between two objects

friction

3

used to compare the masses of objects

balance

4

the pull of gravity on your body

weight

5

used to measure force

spring scale

6

the metric unit of force

newton

7

gravity accelerates all objects at

the same rate

8

zero G

no gravity

9

an objects _____ stays the same no matter where they go

mass

10

an objects _____ changes depending on where they are

weight

11

the tendency of and object at rest to stay at rest

inertia