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# What is the forces acting on a car?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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11y ago

kinetic energy from the engine whereas opposite force act on it called friction..

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### Are there forces acting on a car that is at rest xy?

There are forces acting on the car. They are just equal to the force of the car acting on the force. In example, gravity is acting on the car, but the car is pushing back equally. Therefore, the car doesn't move.

Friction

### You are sitting in a car driving at a constant speed on a flat road What are all of the forces acting on you not the forces acting on the car?

Moving at a constant speed if your in the car then there are no forces acting on you from the car. If the car accelerates then the car will push you forward and you will feel the Force of the seat pushing you. The only other force on you in a car is gravity witch always pulls straight down. Gravity is always there whether the car is accelerating or not.

### If a car is not moving what forces are acting on it?

Gravity &amp; Friction &amp; support

### Are there forces acting on a car that is at rest?

Yes, gravity is constantly acting on all objects even when they are at rest.

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### If the sum of all the forces acting on a car is zero then the speed of the car always?

The speed of the car is constant. For more information try searching "Newton's laws of motion".

### When a car travel around a curve in the road what helps to keep the car traveling in a curved path?

the force that the car has acting on it counteract in a perfect balance with the forces acting against it.

### What do you say if you're in the mood to correct the mistaken statement of a friend xy?

There are forces acting on the car. They are just equal to the force of the car acting on the force. In example, gravity is acting on the car, but the car is pushing back equally. Therefore, the car doesn't move.

Yes...gravity

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