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What kind of motion indicates a system where the net force equals zero only accelerating objects only stationary objects both accelerating and stationary objects only objects moving with a constant positive velocity stationary objects as well as objects moving with a constant velocity

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Kevin Sutter on September 10, 2018

The correct answer is:stationary objects as well as objects moving with a constant velocityExplanation:According to Newton's second law when the net force on an object is zero, then it means that its acceleration is zero. In effect:where F is the net force, m is the mass of the object, a is its acceleration. From this law we see that when F is zero (the acceleration) is also zero.But acceleration=0 does not mean that the object is stationary: it means that the object is stationary or moves at a constant speed. So, the correct answer isstationary objects as well as objects moving with a constant speed


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