Motion

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LaurenCamp29
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156495
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Motion
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2012-06-05 18:54:56
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  1. total path traveled by an object. (direction doesnt matter)
    distance
  2. Magnitude with no direction
    scalar
  3. What is speed? scalar? or a vector?
    Scalar.
  4. Quantity that has magnitude and direction
    Vector
  5. Change in velocity over time
    acceleration
  6. Is accleration a vector or scalar?
    vector
  7. Acceleration can be..
    speeding up, slowing down, or turning
  8. free fall?
    9.8
  9. During free fall..
    there is no air resistance upon that object
  10. An object being pushed up..
    can still be considered to be freefall because gravity is still acting on it.
  11. a ball being thrown up into the air is an example of what?
    freefall
  12. Is velocity a scalar or vector?
    vector
  13. Location of an object relative to a reference point
    position
  14. Change in position
    displacement
  15. Is displacement a vector or scalar?
    vector
  16. the velocity mesaured during a very short time
    instaneous velocity
  17. If there is no force acting on an object what stays the same?
    It's velocity

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