# Resultant Forces

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• Created by: LSmith
• Created on: 25-03-14 19:49
If an object remains stationary if the resultant force acting on it is...
zero
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If an object is moving and has a resultant force of zero, it keeps moving at...
the same speed in the same direction
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If the resultant force acting on an object is not zero, a stationary object...
begins to accelerate in the same direction as the force
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A moving object speeds up, slows down...
or changes direction
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Acceleration depends on...
the force applied to an object and the object’s mass
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What is a resultant force?
A single force that has the same effect on the object as all the individual forces acting together
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In a force diagram, the longer the arrow...
the bigger the force
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When there is a non-zero resultant force...
the object accelerates in the direction of the resultant force
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When there is a non-zero resultant force, a stationary object begins to move...
in the direction of the resultant force
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When there is a non-zero resultant force, a moving object...
speeds up, slows down or changes direction depending on the direction of the resultant force
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An object will accelerate in...
the direction of the resultant force
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The bigger the force...
the greater the acceleration
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A force on a large mass will accelerate it ____ than the same force on a smaller mass
Less
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Doubling the mass _____ the acceleration
Halves
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F = m × a What is the acceleration of a 10 kg mass with a 50 N resultant force acting on it?
50 ÷ 10 = 5 m/s2
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### Card 2

#### Front

If an object is moving and has a resultant force of zero, it keeps moving at...

#### Back

the same speed in the same direction

### Card 3

#### Front

If the resultant force acting on an object is not zero, a stationary object...

### Card 4

#### Front

A moving object speeds up, slows down...

### Card 5

#### Front

Acceleration depends on...