Flashcards - NES General Science: Physics & Motion

Flashcards - NES General Science: Physics & Motion
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A displacement is a vector that is the shortest distance from the initial to the final position of a point P
scalar quantity
A scalar in physics is a physical quantity that can be described by a single element of a number field such as a real number, often accompanied by units of measurement
Distance is a numerical description of how far apart objects are
Vector graphics is the use of polygons to represent images in computer graphics
In classical mechanics, impulse is the integral of a force, F, over the time interval, t, for which it acts
Free fall
In Newtonian physics, free fall is any motion of a body where gravity is the only force acting upon it

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