In physics today, we extended what we had done in previous classes to dynamics. We first started by reviewing Newton’s 1st and 2nd laws:

- An object at rest or in uniform motion will continue in the same state unless acted upon by an external force.
- F=ma

In both these cases, the force that is being referred to is the net force. The **net force** is the resultant force, or the sum of all forces acting on an object (expressed as a single vector). The net force can be solved for by resolving all the forces that may be acting on a mass, finding their sum and combining them using Pythagorean’s theorem to solve for the magnitude of Fnet.

We did an example in class and will be revisiting this idea tomorrow.

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