# Physics: Forces

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• Created on: 05-05-16 14:38
What is the name given for falling at the sky diver's fastest constant speed?
Terminal Velocity
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What are the two things an 'elastic body' can do?
1. Change shape when a force pushes it. 2. Go back to original shape when the force stops pushing it.
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What does buoyancy mean?
The ability of an object to float in liquid
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What is the formula for pressure?
Pressure = Force/Area
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Name 3 types of force
1. Gravitational 2. Magnetic 3. Friction
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What is the density of water?
1g/cm3
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What could you do to show the magnetic fields around a magnet?
Sprinkle iron filings aroung the magnet. They will follow the magnetic field.
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What is pressure measured in?
Newtons per square metre (N/m2)
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What is the formula for working out weight?
Weight = Mass x Gravitational Force
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What is another name given for air resistance?
Drag
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What are the two things an 'elastic body' can do?

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1. Change shape when a force pushes it. 2. Go back to original shape when the force stops pushing it.

### Card 3

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What does buoyancy mean?

### Card 4

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What is the formula for pressure?

### Card 5

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Name 3 types of force