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How do you know if an object has moved?
An object is in motion when its distance from another object is changing. Whether an object is moving or not depends on your point of view. An object is in motion if it changes position relative to a reference point. You assume that the reference point is stationary, or not moving.
How would you know if an object has moved?
You can describe the motion of an object by its position, speed, direction, and acceleration. An object is moving if its position relative to a fixed point is changing. Even things that appear to be at rest move.
What happens if your reference point is moving?
An object is in motion if it changes position relative to a reference point. Objects that are fixed relative to Earth “ such as a building, a tree, or a sign – make good reference points. What happens if your reference point is moving relative to Earth? Only the North Star remains in a fixed position.
What causes an object to move or accelerate?
Acceleration and velocity Newton’s second law says that when a constant force acts on a massive body, it causes it to accelerate, i.e., to change its velocity, at a constant rate. In the simplest case, a force applied to an object at rest causes it to accelerate in the direction of the force.
What is the process of an object changing its place or position?
Motion. is the process of changing position.
Is force necessary to keep an object moving?
An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion at a constant speed and direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force. In the absence of any forces, no force is required to keep an object moving.
Is any external force required to stop a moving object give reasons?
yes, an external force is required to stop a moving object because the external force creates a sort of friction or a blockage for the moving object helping it to stop. Other the object will continue to move.
How can pushes and pulls affect the way objects move?
– a push and/or a pull as a force that affects motion. – that an object moves in the direction of the push or pull. – that pushes and pulls can speed up, slow down, or change the direction of an object. – that size, weight, and shape of an object affects its motion.
Is it possible for an object to move without a net force?
Is it possible for an object to be in motion if no net force is acting on it? yes it is possible because when the net force is zero and acceleration is zero. so if the object has some constant velocity it continues with the same velocity until it has some external acceleration.