Forces

Ryan Hawkins

Buoyant Force

For an object to float, the upward buoyant force= the downward gravitational force.
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Air/water pressure

The outward force caused by contained water or air.
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friction

The force between 2 surfaces that works against motion.
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Air resistance

The force between air and a surface that works against motion.
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Normal force

The force perpendicular to an object's surface that results in support.
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Tension/elastic

A force caused by a string, spring or rope resulting in stretching or pulling.
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Electric

Two positive charges will repel, as will two negative charges.
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Push/pull/force

Push- an act of exerting force on someone or something in order to move them away from oneself.

Pull-an act of taking hold of something and exerting force to draw it toward one.

Grip-take and keep a firm hold of; grasp tightly

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Gravity

attractive force between two objects that depends on the masses of the objects and the distance between them.
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