M1:How to model particles

In mechanics, it is necessary to take a real life problem and put it in mathematical language. This process is known as modelling.

A lamina is...
a 2D body, where all of the weight acts through one plane
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When a body is a said to be uniform...
It has constant density
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We assume friction is present when...
it's rough
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We assume there is no friction when...
it's smooth
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An inextensible string
can't stretch
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The shape of a rigid body is...
Fixed
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Card 2

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When a body is a said to be uniform...

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It has constant density

Card 3

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We assume friction is present when...

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Card 4

Front

We assume there is no friction when...

Back

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Card 5

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An inextensible string

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