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Equilibrium: Translational & Rotational

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Which of the following is an example of an object experiencing translational motion?

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1. Which of the following is an example of an object experiencing rotational motion?

2. When an object is in translational equilibrium the sum of which external property acting on the object must equal zero?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Though the different classifications of equilibrium are relatively simple to grasp, there is a lot of information that can be learned about them. This quiz/worksheet focuses on examples and different components of each type.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test your understanding of:

  • Velocity's relationship with the two types of equilibrium
  • External properties of translational and rotational equilibrium
  • Examples of translational and rotational equilibrium

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as translational and rotational motion
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the motion of objects
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about types of motion in a different light

Additional Learning

Want to learn more about motion and equilibrium? Check out the accompanying lesson titled Equilibrium: Translational and Rotational. The lesson covers things like:

  • The types of forces involved
  • Necessary equations needed to calculate equilibrium and force
  • Velocity's role in equilibrium
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