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Boyle's Law
The volume of a fixed mass of gas is inversely proportional to pressure exerted on it , provided temperature remains constant.
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Brownian motion
The random movement of small particles when suspended in a liquid or gas
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Centripetal acceleration
a=v^2/r The acceleration of a body moving in a circle with constant speed acting towards the centre of the circle.
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Conservation of momentum
Physical law stating that in the absence of external forces the total momentum remains constant
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Gravitational field strength
The gravitational field strength at any point is the force acting per unit mass at that point
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Gravitational force
Force due to a gravitational field acting on an objects mass
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Inelastic collision
Momentum is conserved but KE is not
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Keplers 3rd Law
The period of a planet orbiting the sun squared is proportional to the mean radius of its orbit cubed.
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Newtons 1st Law
An object will remain at constant rest/uniform velocity unless acted upon by a force
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Specific latent heat of fusion
The energy required to change the state of 1kg of a substance at its melting point from solid to liquid
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The random movement of small particles when suspended in a liquid or gas

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Brownian motion

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a=v^2/r The acceleration of a body moving in a circle with constant speed acting towards the centre of the circle.

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Physical law stating that in the absence of external forces the total momentum remains constant

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The gravitational field strength at any point is the force acting per unit mass at that point

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