Forces

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What are forces measured in?
Newtons
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A number of forces acting on one point can be replaced by what?
A single force that has the same effect on the point as all the original forces acting together. This is the resultant force.
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What will happen to an object if the resultant force is zero?
It will stay still/ carrying on moving
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When is work 'done'?
When a force or energy is applied or transferred to an object over a distance
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What is work measured in?
Joules
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What is the formula for work?
W = Fd (work = forcexdistance)
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A number of forces acting on one point can be replaced by what?

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A single force that has the same effect on the point as all the original forces acting together. This is the resultant force.

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