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8.10: Unit 8 Review

  • Page ID
    17776
  • Key Terms and Concepts

    Drag force

    Drag coefficient

    Air resistance

    Dynamic equilibrium

    Newton's First Law (Law of Inertia)

    Inertia

    Terminal Speed

    Position

    Displacement

    Speed

    Velocity

    Acceleration

    Newton's Second Law

    Numerical Simulation

    Learner Objectives

    1. Define position, velocity, and acceleration and explain how they are related.
    2. Calculate the drag force on objects moving through fluids.
    3. Translate motion graphs into descriptions of motion in terms of position, velocity and acceleration. Translate descriptions of motion into motion graphs.
    4. Apply Newton’s Second Law and basic kinematics to motion analysis.
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