Explain the term inertia. What are different types of inertia? Give one example of each type?
Asked by Topperlearning User | 29th May, 2014, 05:53: PM
Inertia: The inherent property of a body by virtue of which it cannot change its state of rest or of uniform motion until unless a force acts on it.
Answered by | 29th May, 2014, 07:53: PM
- Give two examples in which force can be exerted on the body without making any contact with them.
- What were the views of Greek philosopher Aristotle about the state of motion?
- What does Galileo conclude about the motion of an object on a frictionless horizontal plane?
- Why do we beat a blanket with a stick to remove dust particles?
- Why are the passengers thrown forward when a speeding bus stops suddenly?
- Which has more inertia, a car or a bus? Explain.
- When a ball is thrown up in a moving train, it comes back to the person's hands instead of falling backwards. Why?
- Why is the Newton's first law of motion also called the law of inertia?
- Give some examples from daily life to illustrate the first law motion and the law of inertia.
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