Tutoring Newtonian Physics, Day 1

We started by talking a little about what Newtonian physics is including what the units of force are and how you can break down Newtons in kg, s, and m.

Went into some problems include motion diagrams and plotting position vs time as well as velocity vs time.

Talked about normal forces and gravitational forces and how they often cancel when something is not moving vertically. And got into ‘resultant’ forces aka ‘net forces’ and how they can be zero for something at a constant velocity.

We also got into the differences between weight and mass and how kilograms compare to pounds. Thinking about the weight of a book, the weight of a person, etc.

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