Resultant forces

In this lesson we learn what a resultant force is and how balanced or unbalanced force affect the motion of an object.

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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.What is the unit we measure forces in?

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Q2.What does a larger arrow mean?

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Q3.What does a smaller arrow mean?

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Q4.What does the direction of an arrow show us?

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Q5.Which force is an attraction between two objects with mass?

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Q6.Which force is an upward push of water on an object?

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Q7.Which force slows objects down as they slide past each other?

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Q8.Which force slows objects down as they travel through a liquid?

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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.What is the unit we measure forces in?

1/8

Q2.What does a larger arrow mean?

2/8

Q3.What does a smaller arrow mean?

3/8

Q4.What does the direction of an arrow show us?

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Q5.Which force is an attraction between two objects with mass?

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Q6.Which force is an upward push of water on an object?

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Q7.Which force slows objects down as they slide past each other?

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Q8.Which force slows objects down as they travel through a liquid?

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Resultant Forces

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.For objects to be balanced, opposing forces must have the same...

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Q2.If forces on an object are balanced, what will happen to its speed?

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Q3.If forces on an object are balanced, what will happen to its direction?

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Q4.A person rides a bike at a constant speed in a straight line. What can we say about the forces?

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Q5.A person rides a bike at constant speed and turns left. What can we say about the forces?

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Q6.A person accelerates as they ride a bike in a straight line. What can we say about the forces?

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Q7.What is another word for resultant force?

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Q8.If forces are balanced, what is 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:

Resultant Forces

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.For objects to be balanced, opposing forces must have the same...

1/8

Q2.If forces on an object are balanced, what will happen to its speed?

2/8

Q3.If forces on an object are balanced, what will happen to its direction?

3/8

Q4.A person rides a bike at a constant speed in a straight line. What can we say about the forces?

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Q5.A person rides a bike at constant speed and turns left. What can we say about the forces?

5/8

Q6.A person accelerates as they ride a bike in a straight line. What can we say about the forces?

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Q7.What is another word for resultant force?

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Q8.If forces are balanced, what is the resultant force?

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Lesson summary: Resultant forces

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