Resolving forces (HT)

In this lesson we will look at calculating resultant force, where vectors occur in similar and different directions. We will look at how resultant forces affect the motion of an object. We will also look at HT-only content in resolving a single force into its two components.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Identify the correct units for weight

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Q2.Identify the correct definition of weight

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Q3.Recall the equation that links gravitational field strength, mass and weight

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Q4.Identify the 3 vectors below

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Q5.Identify 2 correct statements

Select two (2) boxes

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Q6.When weight acts through a single point of an object, we call this what?

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Q7.Calculate the weight on an object that has a mass of 10 kg, assuming 9.8 N/kg

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Identify the correct units for weight

1/7

Q2.Identify the correct definition of weight

2/7

Q3.Recall the equation that links gravitational field strength, mass and weight

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Q4.Identify the 3 vectors below

Select three (3) boxes

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Q5.Identify 2 correct statements

Select two (2) boxes

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Q6.When weight acts through a single point of an object, we call this what?

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Q7.Calculate the weight on an object that has a mass of 10 kg, assuming 9.8 N/kg

7/7

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Quiz:

Resolving Forces (HT)

This quiz will assess you on lesson 4 of the forces topic focusing on resolving forces. They may also be some questions on previous content.

Q1.A single force that has the same effect as all the original forces acting together is called what?

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Q2.Identify all 3 vector quantities below

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Q3.Calculate the easterly resultant force

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Q4.Which 2 statements could best describe an object's motion when the resultant force is 0 N?

Select two (2) boxes

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Q5.Which 2 statements could best describe an object's motion when the resultant force is unbalanced?

Select two (2) boxes

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Q6.Where do we measure the angle?

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Q7.What shape should be formed when we box in the force arrows?

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Q8.A box has a force of 20 N north and 20 N east. On paper, draw a force diagram to scale to calculate the size of the resultant force. Select the correct answer from the list below

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Q9.A box has a force of 20 N north and 20 N east. On paper, draw a force diagram to scale. What is the angle of the resultant force?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Resolving Forces (HT)

This quiz will assess you on lesson 4 of the forces topic focusing on resolving forces. They may also be some questions on previous content.

Q1.A single force that has the same effect as all the original forces acting together is called what?

1/9

Q2.Identify all 3 vector quantities below

2/9

Q3.Calculate the easterly resultant force

3/9

Q4.Which 2 statements could best describe an object's motion when the resultant force is 0 N?

Select two (2) boxes

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Q5.Which 2 statements could best describe an object's motion when the resultant force is unbalanced?

Select two (2) boxes

5/9

Q6.Where do we measure the angle?

6/9

Q7.What shape should be formed when we box in the force arrows?

7/9

Q8.A box has a force of 20 N north and 20 N east. On paper, draw a force diagram to scale to calculate the size of the resultant force. Select the correct answer from the list below

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Q9.A box has a force of 20 N north and 20 N east. On paper, draw a force diagram to scale. What is the angle of the resultant force?

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Lesson summary: Resolving forces (HT)

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