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Newton's laws of motion


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Three laws published in 1687 by I. Newton concerning the motion of bodies:1 A body continues in a state of uniform rest or motion unless acted upon by an external force.2 The acceleration produced when a force acts is directly proportional to the force and takes place in the direction in which the force acts.3 To every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.

1 A body continues in a state of uniform rest or motion unless acted upon by an external force.

2 The acceleration produced when a force acts is directly proportional to the force and takes place in the direction in which the force acts.

3 To every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.

Subjects: Mathematics.


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