Terms & Definitions - Module 8
Match the following definitions (or descriptions) to the terms listed below them.
The correct answer is indicated by the "===============".
  1. An inward force that causees an object to travel in a circle, or along a curve.
    1. Tangential speed
    2. Rotational speed
    3. Rotational inertia
    4. Torque
    5. Center of mass
    6. Center of gravity
    7. Equilibrium
    8. Centripetal force ===============
    9. Centrifugal force
    10. Angular momentum
    11. Conservation of angular momentum

  2. Rotational inertia multplied by rotational velocity.
    1. Tangential speed
    2. Rotational speed
    3. Rotational inertia
    4. Torque
    5. Center of mass
    6. Center of gravity
    7. Equilibrium
    8. Centripetal force
    9. Centrifugal force
    10. Angular momentum ===============
    11. Conservation of angular momentum

  3. An outward force experienced by an object that is travelling in a circle, or along a curve.
    1. Tangential speed
    2. Rotational speed
    3. Rotational inertia
    4. Torque
    5. Center of mass
    6. Center of gravity
    7. Equilibrium
    8. Centripetal force
    9. Centrifugal force ===============
    10. Angular momentum
    11. Conservation of angular momentum

  4. If there is no external torque acting on a system, the angular momentum does not change.
    1. Tangential speed
    2. Rotational speed
    3. Rotational inertia
    4. Torque
    5. Center of mass
    6. Center of gravity
    7. Equilibrium
    8. Centripetal force
    9. Centrifugal force
    10. Angular momentum
    11. Conservation of angular momentum ===============

  5. An object that is not being acted on by any forces or torques is in this state.
    1. Tangential speed
    2. Rotational speed
    3. Rotational inertia
    4. Torque
    5. Center of mass
    6. Center of gravity
    7. Equilibrium ===============
    8. Centripetal force
    9. Centrifugal force
    10. Angular momentum
    11. Conservation of angular momentum

  6. Linear speed experienced by an object that is travelling along a curved path.
    1. Tangential speed ===============
    2. Rotational speed
    3. Rotational inertia
    4. Torque
    5. Center of mass
    6. Center of gravity
    7. Equilibrium
    8. Centripetal force
    9. Centrifugal force
    10. Angular momentum
    11. Conservation of angular momentum

  7. Tendency of an object to resist a change in its rotation.
    1. Tangential speed
    2. Rotational speed
    3. Rotational inertia ===============
    4. Torque
    5. Center of mass
    6. Center of gravity
    7. Equilibrium
    8. Centripetal force
    9. Centrifugal force
    10. Angular momentum
    11. Conservation of angular momentum

  8. The number of rotations of an object per unit time.
    1. Tangential speed
    2. Rotational speed ===============
    3. Rotational inertia
    4. Torque
    5. Center of mass
    6. Center of gravity
    7. Equilibrium
    8. Centripetal force
    9. Centrifugal force
    10. Angular momentum
    11. Conservation of angular momentum

  9. Force multipled by lever arm.
    1. Tangential speed
    2. Rotational speed
    3. Rotational inertia
    4. Torque ===============
    5. Center of mass
    6. Center of gravity
    7. Equilibrium
    8. Centripetal force
    9. Centrifugal force
    10. Angular momentum
    11. Conservation of angular momentum

  10. The average position, as a single point, through which gravity appears to act on an object.
    1. Tangential speed
    2. Rotational speed
    3. Rotational inertia
    4. Torque
    5. Center of mass
    6. Center of gravity ===============
    7. Equilibrium
    8. Centripetal force
    9. Centrifugal force
    10. Angular momentum
    11. Conservation of angular momentum

  11. The average position, as a single point, of the mass of an object.
    1. Tangential speed
    2. Rotational speed
    3. Rotational inertia
    4. Torque
    5. Center of mass ===============
    6. Center of gravity
    7. Equilibrium
    8. Centripetal force
    9. Centrifugal force
    10. Angular momentum
    11. Conservation of angular momentum


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