Chapter 2 Mechanics

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  • 1. 
    The idea that every object continues in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a straight line, unless compelled to change that state by forces impressed upon is reflective of
    • A. 

      Newton's 2nd law of motion

    • B. 

      Newton's first law of motion (the law of inertia)

    • C. 

      Newton's 3rd law of motion

    • D. 

      Galileo's inclined planes theory

  • 2. 
    When more than a single force acts on an object, we consider the
  • 3. 
    A quantity such as force that has both magnitude and direction is called a
    • A. 

      Net force

    • B. 

      Equilibrium

    • C. 

      Supportive force

    • D. 

      Vector quantity

  • 4. 
    A "stretching force" is called
    • A. 

      Elastic force

    • B. 

      Tension

    • C. 

      Air resistance

    • D. 

      Inertia