Ch 12: Understanding Types of Force

About This Chapter

Refresh your memory or learn new facts about the different types of forces using this brief chapter. These lessons are great study aids if you're preparing for science course or professional educator licensing exams.

Understanding Types of Force - Chapter Summary

How is force defined? What are the forces of nature? These are just some of the topics you will find details about when you refer to the lessons in this chapter.

You will also learn about important terms, calculations and effects related to force. Once you have completed your review of this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Define force and identify different types of force that impact objects
  • Apply calculations to determine net force
  • Differentiate between balanced and unbalanced forces
  • List and explain the four fundamental forces of nature

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Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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