Lesson: Newton's First Law of Motion
In this lesson, we will learn how to apply Newton’s first law of motion to stationary and moving objects, comparing balanced and unbalanced net forces on these objects.
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Worksheet: 7 Questions • 1 Video
Which of the following statements most correctly describes Newton's first law of motion?
At what rate is the book accelerating?
What is the net force acting on the book?
What magnitude force does the table apply to the book?
What is the force on the ship from the wind pushing on its sails?
How many newtons of force does the water underneath the ship apply upward on the ship’s hull?