1/6/2011: Force and Motion

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  1. force
    a push or pull that acts on an object
  2. acceleration
    the rate at which the velocity of an object that changes over time
  3. equilibrium
    the state in which the net force is zero
  4. work
    energy used when a force moves an object
  5. machine
    a device that changes the direction or amount of effort needed to do work
  6. inertia
    the tendency of an object to resist a change in motion
  7. power
    the rate at which work is done
  8. velocity
    the speed and direction of an object's motion
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1/6/2011: Force and Motion
force, acceleration, equilibrium, work, machine, inertia, power, velocity
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