Inertia: Newton's First Law of Motion Newton's First Law of Motion: The Law of Inertia states: If the forces acting on an object are balanced, then the object will not accelerate (increase in … [Read more...]

## Why Boats Float

Buoyancy is the ability of an object to float in a fluid (liquid or gas) An objects floats when in water if the buoyancy force of the water pushing the object up is greater than the force of gravity … [Read more...]

## Density: Dimensional Analysis

Density is a conversion factor comparing the mass of a specific volume of a substance. The formula for density is D = m/v This equation is read: density (D) equals mass (m) divided by volume … [Read more...]