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A hockey puck is set in motion across a frozen pond. If ice friction and air resistance are neglected, the force required to keep the puck sliding at constant velocity is

The amount of force needed to sustain motion of a rock in outer space is

A constant net force on a railroad car produces constant

If an object’s mass is decreasing while a constant force is applied to the object, the acceleration

When you walk, you push on the floor to the left and the floor

The force of friction on a sliding object is 10 N. The applied force needed to maintain a constant velocity is

A 10-N falling object encounters 4 N of air resistance. The net force on the object is

When a falling object has reached its terminal velocity, its acceleration is

A ball is thrown vertically into the air. Because of air resistance on the way up and on the way down, its speed when it returns to its starting level compared with its initial speed is

Isaac Newton discovered

According to Isaac Newton, the greater the masses of interacting objects, the

The difference between Newton's law of universal gravitation as a proportion and as an equation involves

The gravitational constant G was first measured

The force of Earth’s gravity on a capsule in space will lessen as it moves farther away. If the capsule moves to twice its distance, the force toward Earth becomes

The force of Earth’s gravity on a capsule in space increases as it comes closer. When the capsule moves to half its distance, the force toward Earth is then

Your weight is the force

When you weigh yourself on a bathroom scale on a slight incline instead of a level surface, your weight reading on the scale will be

The concept of force is fundamental to


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