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Explanation of how the ride uses forces and motion.

  1. Mar 21, 2012 #1
    What makes the motion start? What makes it stop? Does the ride move down? What force causes this motion? Does friction affect the ride? Where and how does the ride accelerate?
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  3. Mar 21, 2012 #2
    What ride ? Without knowing that how can we answer??

    Many things start motion.. combustion engines to gravity (depending on direction gravity can also slow things down)... to rocket fuel to magnetic pulling systems - to some one getting out of the car and pushing it.

    Again what ride? We talking about rollercoasters?
  4. Mar 22, 2012 #3
    We need more information about the situation. It could be friction or gravity for a lot of these, but we need to know more about the scenario.
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