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If the forces on an object are not balanced, then either the speed

of the object is changing, or else it's moving in a curve, or both.

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How can you tell if a force is balanced or unbalanced by looking at it?

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Is the total number of forces in the universe add or even?

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Can you say about the no forces acting on a stationary object?

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