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Lesson 1 – The Nature of Force Chapter 2 - Forces.

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1 Lesson 1 – The Nature of Force Chapter 2 - Forces

2 What is Force? Like velocity and acceleration, a force is described by its strength and by the direction in which it acts. The strength of a force is measured in the SI unit called the Newton (N). This unit of measurement was named after the English scientist and mathematician Issac Newton.

3 Unbalanced vs. Balanced Forces Unbalanced forces acting on an object result n a net force and cause a change in the object’s motion. Balanced forces acting on an object do not changes the object’s motion.

4 Balanced Forces

5 Unbalanced Forces


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