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# What is sum of the forces that are acting on an object?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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11y ago

Net Force, Or Net Resultant Force, or Resultant force

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The net force.

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### When the net forces acting on an object sum to zero then the object is acceleration?

When the net forces acting on an object sum to zero then the object's acceleration is zero.

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Net force.

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Net force is the vector sum of all forces acting on the object.

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that is called the net force; it is a vector sum of all the forces acting on it

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### What are the conditions for forces to balanced?

The sum of the forces must be zero. More precisely, "the forces on an object are balanced" means the same as "the vector sum of the forces acting on an object is equal to zero".

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The sum of the forces must be zero. More precisely, "the forces on an object are balanced" means the same as "the vector sum of the forces acting on an object is equal to zero".

The net force.