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This worksheet and quiz will gauge your comprehension of centripetal force. You'll need to know topics such as the definition of centripetal force and why centrifugal force is felt even though it isn't real.

Use these tools to:

- Understand the force that keeps a ball moving around on a string
- Determine the forces that keeps a satellite moving in orbit
- Calculate frictional force that moves a car

The worksheet and quiz will address the following:

**Critical thinking**- apply relevant concepts to examine information about satellites in orbit in a different light**Problem solving**- use acquired knowledge to solve centripetal force practice problems**Interpreting information**- verify that you can read information regarding centrifugal force and interpret it correctly

If you're looking to find out more about centripetal force, you've come to the right place. Use this lesson named Centripetal Force: Definition, Examples & Problems to determine the following:

- Definition of centrifugal force
- Applications of centripetal force
- Calculations of equations for centripetal force

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UExcel Physics: Study Guide & Test Prep17 chapters | 188 lessons

- Go to Vectors

- Go to Kinematics

- Newton's First Law of Motion: Examples of the Effect of Force on Motion 8:25
- Distinguishing Between Inertia and Mass 6:45
- Mass and Weight: Differences and Calculations 5:44
- State of Motion and Velocity 4:40
- Force: Definition and Types 7:02
- Forces: Balanced and Unbalanced 5:50
- Free-Body Diagrams 4:34
- Net Force: Definition and Calculations 6:16
- Newton's Second Law of Motion: The Relationship Between Force and Acceleration 8:04
- Determining the Acceleration of an Object 8:35
- Determining the Individual Forces Acting Upon an Object 5:41
- Air Resistance and Free Fall 8:27
- Newton's Third Law of Motion: Examples of the Relationship Between Two Forces 4:24
- Newton's Laws and Weight, Mass & Gravity 8:14
- Identifying Action and Reaction Force Pairs 8:12
- The Normal Force: Definition and Examples 6:21
- Friction: Definition and Types 4:15
- Inclined Planes in Physics: Definition, Facts, and Examples 6:56
- Hooke's Law & the Spring Constant: Definition & Equation 4:39
- Centripetal Force: Definition, Examples & Problems 5:57
- Go to Force and the Laws of Motion

- Go to Relativity

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