Forces

Force

A push or pull that one body exerts on another. What forces are being exerted on the football?

Types Of Forces

1.Measuring Forces

* Forces are measured in newtons (kg . m/s2).

* Forces are measured using a spring scale.

2. Balanced Forces

* Forces acting on an object that are opposite in direction and equal in size
no change in velocity

3. Net Force

* Unbalanced forces that are not opposite and equal velocity changes (object accelerates)

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