# How can we predict if the motion of an object will change or stay the same?

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## How can one predict an object’s continued motion changes in motion or stability?

How can one predict an object’s continued motion, changes in motion, or stability? Interactions of an object with another object can be explained and predicted using the concept of forces, which can cause a change in motion of one or both of the interacting objects.

## What predictions can you make about changes in the motion of an object if the forces acting on the object are balanced?

The motion of an object will not change if the forces pushing or pulling the object are balanced. An object that is sitting still will stay still if the forces acting on it are balanced. If an object is in motion, it will keep moving in the same direction and at the same speed if the forces acting on it are balanced.

## How can you predict an object’s acceleration?

Rearrange the equation F = ma to solve for acceleration.

To find the acceleration, simply divide the force by the mass of the object being accelerated. Force is directly proportional to the acceleration, meaning that a greater force will lead to a greater acceleration.

## Can cause a change in motion is called?

A force is any push or pull that causes an object to move, stop, or change speed or direction.

## What are 2 ways to increase acceleration of an object?

What are two ways you can increase the acceleration of an object? You can change the force and change the mass.

## What if I push an object which is already moving horizontally?

Thus, force would cause. acceleration in horizontal motion.

## What are two states of motion?

Objects have two “natural” states of motion, at rest (static equilibrium) and moving at a constant speed and direction (dynamic equilibrium).

## What are 5 ways a force can change motion?

What are five ways a force can change motion? Answer: The action by a force can cause an object to move or speed up , to slow down , to stop, or to change direction.