3 | Changes In Direction

Changes In Direction

  • Forces can change the direction that an object is moving in.
  • Example 1
  • If you hit a ball against a wall, the ball will rebound towards you.
  • Example 2
  • Wind can cause a moving object, such as a yacht, to change direction.


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Forces can cause a change in the direction of motion.

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