# Chapter 1

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1. The property by which objects resist changes in motion
Inertia
2. The quantity of matter in an object. More specifically, it is the measure of the inertia or sluggishness that an object exhibits in response to any effort made to start it, stop it, deflect it, or change its state of motion in any way.
Mass
3. Simply stated, the force due to gravity on an object. More specifically, the gravitational force with which a body presses against a supporting surface.
Weight
4. The unit of mass. One kilogram (symbol kg) is the mass of 1 liter (L) of water at 4°C.
Kilogram
5. Simply stated, a push or a pull.
Force
6. The Scientific unit of force
Newton
7. The combination of all forces that act on an object
Net Force
8. A quantity that specifies direction as well as magnitude
Vector quantity
9. The vector sum of forces acting on a nonaccelerating object equals zero:
Equilibrium rule
10. The force that supports an object against gravity, often called the normal force.
Support Force
 Author: Meggybaby ID: 35792 Card Set: Chapter 1 Updated: 2010-09-19 22:06:33 Tags: Terms Folders: Description: Motion and Kinematics Show Answers: