Physical science Ch.11 Vocab

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Physical science Ch.11 Vocab
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Physical science Ch.11 Vocab
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  1. A system of objects that are not moving with respect to one another.
    Frame of reference
  2. Movement in relation to a frame of reference.
    Relative motion
  3. The lenght of a path between two points.
    Distance
  4. A quantity that has magnitude and direction.
    Vector
  5. The vector sum of two or more vectors.
    Resultant vectors
  6. The ratio of the distance an object moves to the amount of time the object moves.
    speed
  7. The total distance traveled by the time it takes to travel that distance.
    Average speed
  8. The rate at which an object is moving at a given moment in time.
    Instantaneous speed
  9. The speed and direction in which and object is moving.
    Velocity
  10. The rate at whichvelocity changes.
    Acceleration
  11. The movement of an object towards Earth solely because of gravity.
    Free fall
  12. A steady change in velocity.
    Constant acceleration
  13. A graph in which the displayed data forms a linear line.
    Linear graph
  14. A grapgh in which the displayed data forms a curved line.
    Nonlinear graph.

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