Physics Moments

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What is the definition of a moment?
Force X perpendicular distance from the line of action of the force to the point
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What is the centre of mass?
Point through which a single force on the body has no turning effect
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What is the definition of a couple (torque)?
Force X perpendicular distance between the lines of action of the force
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What is a scalar quantity?
Physical quantity with magnitude only (e.g: distance, energy and volume)
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What is a vector quantity?
A physical quantity with magnitude and direction (e.g: velocity, acceleration and force)
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What is the centre of mass?

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Point through which a single force on the body has no turning effect

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What is the definition of a couple (torque)?

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What is a scalar quantity?

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What is a vector quantity?

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