Newton - Newtons First Law States that an object at rest will remain at rest unless acted upon by an unbalanced\/outside force and that an object in

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Newton’s First Law States that an object at rest will remain at rest unless acted upon by an unbalanced/outside force and that an object in motion will remain in motion unless acted upon by an unbalanced/outside force Also known as the law of inertia the term inertia to describe this tendency of an object to resist a change in its motion the more mass an object has the more inertia it has Examples of Newton’s First Law A book on a table will remain on the table until acted upon by an unbalanced/outside force (Ex someone pushing it) A car moving at 60 mph will remain moving at 60 mph unless acted upon by an unbalanced/outside force (Ex a brick wall or the brakes on the car) A ball rolling in an empty open field until friction stops it, since nothing else is there Inertia in everyday life One's body movement to the side when a car makes a sharp turn. Tightening of seat belts in a car when it stops quickly.