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The net force acting on an object is the combination of all of the individual forces acting on it.

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Basic Students matched to this level have a partial mastery of prerequisite knowledge and skills fundamental for proficient work.
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  • Real World Application
    Ollie Up

    Ollie Up

    by CK-12 //basic

    Discover the physics behind the skateboarding trick called the ollie and how the skater combines forces to do the trick.

  • Real World Application
    Tug of War

    Tug of War

    by CK-12 //basic

    Learn what forces are involved in the game of tug of war and how the game illustrates Newton's first law of motion.

  • Real World Application
    Speeding Up by Falling Down

    Speeding Up by Falling Down

    by CK-12 //basic

    Discover how to find the terminal velocity of a penny dropped from a skyscraper and whether the penny will be traveling fast enough by the time it reaches the ground to damage materials or harm people.

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