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As you stand on a floor, does the floor exert an upward force against your feet? How much force...

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As you stand on a floor, does the floor exert an upward force against your feet? How much force does it exert? Why are you not moved upward by this force?

Balanced forces:

Balanced force means that the forces that are acting on the same object are equal in magnitude but opposite in direction. This will result in the object experiencing a net force of zero.

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A) As you stand on a floor, does the floor exert an upward force against your feet?

Yes, this force is called the normal force.

B) How much force...

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Balanced Forces: Definition & Examples

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Chapter 8 / Lesson 4
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In this lesson, you will learn what is meant in physics by 'balanced forces', including how that applies to Newton's 1st Law, as well as some examples of balanced forces in real life. A short quiz will follow.


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