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Air Resistance
Friction, or drag that acts on something moving through air
Component
One of the vectors often mutually perpendicular
Gravitational Pull of Earth
Holds on all objects to the surface of the earth
Horizontal Component
A motion parallel to the earth
Projectile
Any object that moves through the air or through space
Range
The horizontal distance traveled by a projectile
Resolution
The process of ... a vector into components
Resultant
The vector sum of two or more components
Satellite
An object that falls around earth or some other body rather than falling into it
Scalar Quantity
A quantity in physics
Vector
An arrow whose length represents the magnitude of a quantity
Vector Quantity
A quantity in physics such as force that has both magnitude and direction.
Vertical Component
Motion perpindicular to the earth
Sine=
opposite/ hyp. = y
Cosine=



Tangent=
Adjacent/ hyp.= x



Opposite/ adjacent