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9 Cards in this Set

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an action exerted on an object which may change the object's state of rest or motion
the tendency of an object not to accelerate
the vector sum of all forces acting on an object
net force
objects that are eiither at rest or moving with constant velocity
a measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object
a force that acts on a surface in a direction perpendicular to the surface
normal force
the force that resists the initiation of sliding motion between two surfaces that are in contact and at rest
static friction
the force that opposes the movement of two surfaces that are in contact and are sliding over each other
kinetic friction
the ratio of the magnitude of the force of friction between two objects in contact to the magnitude of the normal force with which the objects press against each other
coefficient of friction