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B Net force on an object and its motion...

  1. Sep 18, 2018 #1
    Every object continues in a state of rest or of uniform speed in a straight line by zero net force.

    is this statement correct?
     
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  3. Sep 18, 2018 #2

    kuruman

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    Are you trying to reformulate Newton's first law?
     
  4. Oct 2, 2018 #3
    yes. but as Kuruman asked, what is the real question or did you just want to state an equivilance to Newtons first law?
     
  5. Oct 22, 2018 #4

    bob012345

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    If it's a one dimensional point. Otherwise if it's an extended body you have to consider if the zero net force produces a torque.
     
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