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force: Something that causes a change in the motion of a object

Distinguish: To percieve or indicate diffrences

Affect: to have an influence on

characteristic: distinguishing trait, feature, quality or property

Accuracy: the extent to which your measurement is free of errors or is exact and agrees with the actual measurment

Applied Force: is a force that is applied to an object by a person or another object

Normal Force: is the support force exerted upon an object when it is in contact with another stable (stationary) object

net force: the overall force acting on an object when all the forces are combined

Newton's first law: The observation that objects in motion tend to stay in motion, and objects at rest tend to stay at rest unless an outside force acts upon them.

Inertia: the resistance of an object to change in speed or the direction of its motion

Newton's second law: that the acceleration of an object increases with increased force and decreases with increased mass and that the direction in which an object is the same as the direction of the force

centipetal force: any force that keeps an object moving in a circle. This force points towards the center of the circle

Newton's third law: Newton's observation that to every action (force applied) there is an equal but opposite reaction (equal force applied in the opposite direction)

Balanced Forces: when force is exerted in both directions equally, the object doesn't move

Reaction and Action Forces: When something puts a force on a object, the other object uses the same force from the object

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