Resultant forces

In this lesson we will look at calculating resultant force, where vectors occur in similar and different directions. We will also look at how resultant forces affect the motion of an object.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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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

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

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

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

3/7

Q4.Identify the 3 vectors below

Select three (3) boxes

4/7

Q5.Identify 2 correct statements

Select two (2) boxes

5/7

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

6/7

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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Resultant Forces

This quiz will assess you on lesson 3 of the forces topic focusing on resultant forces. They may also be some questions on previous content.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

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

1/8

Q2.Identify ALL 3 vector quantities below

Select three (3) boxes

2/8

Q3.Calculate the the sum of the vectors shown

3/8

Q4.Calculate the easterly resultant force

4/8

Q5.Recall the equation that links gravitational field strength, mass, and weight

5/8

Q6.Which statement could describe an object's motion when the resultant force is 0 N?

Select one (1) boxes

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Q7.Which statement could best describe an object's motion when the resultant force is unbalanced?

Select one (1) boxes

7/8

Q8.Which statement best describes 'displacement'

8/8

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

This quiz will assess you on lesson 3 of the forces topic focusing on resultant forces. They may also be some questions on previous content.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

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

1/8

Q2.Identify ALL 3 vector quantities below

Select three (3) boxes

2/8

Q3.Calculate the the sum of the vectors shown

3/8

Q4.Calculate the easterly resultant force

4/8

Q5.Recall the equation that links gravitational field strength, mass, and weight

5/8

Q6.Which statement could describe an object's motion when the resultant force is 0 N?

Select one (1) boxes

6/8

Q7.Which statement could best describe an object's motion when the resultant force is unbalanced?

Select one (1) boxes

7/8

Q8.Which statement best describes 'displacement'

8/8

Lesson summary: Resultant forces

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