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5.10: Unit 5 Review

  • Page ID
  • Key Terms and Conepts

    Center of Gravity

    Normal Force


    Rotational Equilibrium

    Stable Equilibrium

    Unstable Equilibrium

    Metastable Equilibrium


    Learner Objectives

    1. Define center of gravity, support base, and normal force.[2]
    2. Compare the relative torque applied to objects by various forces.[2]
    3. State the conditions for static equilibrium.[2]
    4. Compare and contrast stable, unstable, and metastable equilibrium.[2]
    5. Apply center of gravity, support base, and metastable equilibrium concepts to compare the stability of various structures.[2]
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