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Physics 103: Newton's Laws

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Sir Isaac Newton was a scientist who lived in England (1642-1727) who was interested in the motion of objects under various conditions. He suggested that a stationary object will remain stationary unless a force acts on it and that a moving object will continue moving unless a force slows it down, speeds it up or changes its direction of motion. From this he formulated what is known as Newton’s first law of motion.

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In this tutorial, we will learn how a net force is needed to modify the motion of an object. We will recall what a force is and learn about how force and motion are related. We are also introduced to Newton’s three laws and we will learn more about the force of gravity.

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