Net Force and Motion

  • Thread starter mparsons06
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Homework Statement



The 'net force' in the statements below is the sum of ALL forces acting on the body.

True or False

1. During the collision of a car with a locomotive, the locomotive exerts an equal size force on the car as the car exerts on the locomotive.
2. If two objects have the same acceleration, they are under the influence of equal forces.
3. In order not to slow down, a bicycle moving at a constant velocity needs a small net force applied.
4. If a net force acts on an object, the object's velocity will change.
5. The net force which acts on an object which maintains a constant velocity is zero.
6. If an object's speed does not change, no net force is acting on the object.

Homework Equations



Net Force = [tex]\sum[/tex]F

The Attempt at a Solution



1 Incorrect. (Try 1)
True
True
True
False
False
False

2 Incorrect. (Try 2)
False
False
True
False
True
False

3 Incorrect. (Try 3)
True
False
False
True
False
True

4 Incorrect. (Try 4)
False
True
False
True
False
True

5 Incorrect. (Try 5)
False
False
False
False
False
False

6 Incorrect. (Try 6)
False
True
True
True
False
True
 

Answers and Replies

  • #2
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Hi parson

I think your third attempt was almost correct except for the (5)
 

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