P2 2.3: Forces and acceleration.

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What does a resultant force always cause?
An acceleration.
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What is a deceleration?
A negative acceleration.
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What happens if there is no acceleration?
The reultant force must be zero.
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What is acceleration?
A change in velocity.
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How can an object change acceleration if it is going at a constant spped?
It can change direction.
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What is needed to change direction?
A resultant force.
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What is the resultant force equation?
F=m x a
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What does F stand for? Units?
The resultant force in Newtons
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What does 'm' stand for? Units?
Mass in kilograms
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What does 'a' stand for? units?
Acceleration in metres per second squared.
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What happens to acceleration on an object when the resultant force decrease?
Acceleration decreases.
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What is mass?
The quantity of matter in an object.
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What is a deceleration?

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A negative acceleration.

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What happens if there is no acceleration?

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What is acceleration?

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How can an object change acceleration if it is going at a constant spped?

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