What is Net Force? - Definition, Magnitude & Equations


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A ________ is defined as the sum of all the forces acting on an object.

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1. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

2. The magnitude of a net force acting on an object is equal to which one of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your knowledge of net force with this printable worksheet and interactive quiz. The worksheet can be used to highlight important information to note during; the quiz can be used to assess your learning.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • The term that describes all of the forces acting on an object
  • Facts about net force
  • Identification of examples of the different types of net force

Skills Practiced

Students will practice the following skills:

  • Reading Comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on net force
  • Interpreting Information- verify that you can read information regarding what net force measures and interpret it accurately
  • Knowledge Application- use your knowledge to answer questions regarding the relationship between acceleration and net force

Additional Learning

Learn about net force by reviewing the lesson, What is Net Force? - Definition, Magnitude & Equations. Objectives covered include:

  • Define magnitude and equilibrium
  • Understand related equations
  • Review examples of net force