What are non-contact forces?

In this lesson, we will look at contact and non-contact forces and look at an example for each type of force.

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Quiz:

What are non-contact forces? Quiz

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Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Is friction a contact or non-contact force?

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Q2.In magnetism, 'attract' means...

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Q3.Which of the following is NOT a non-contact force?

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Quiz:

What are non-contact forces? Quiz

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Is friction a contact or non-contact force?

1/3

Q2.In magnetism, 'attract' means...

2/3

Q3.Which of the following is NOT a non-contact force?

3/3

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