What is a Newton? - Units & Explanation


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The newton was named after who?

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1. A newton is a measure of ______.

2. The units of a newton are _______.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This multiple choice quiz and worksheet tests your understanding of newton characteristics. Key concepts included in the assessment are calculations and definitions related to physics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will test your knowledge of:

  • A newton
  • The units of a newton
  • Calculating gravity

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - Be sure to apply the most important information from the Gravity section
  • Making connections - review the lesson and connect the key concepts of gravity, newtons, and laws of motion for accurate understanding
  • Problem solving - use the knowledge of a newton to solve practice problems about acceleration with the provided problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding classical mechanics

Additional Learning

Learn more about newtons by reviewing the accompanying lesson, What is a Newton? - Units & Explanation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Calculate a newton
  • Define a newton
  • Identify the namesake of a newton
  • Understand the measurements of a newton