Activity: Types of force

IB Physics: Activity: Types of force

When a string is attached to body and pulled the force is called tension.connected bodiesGravitational force (or weight) is the force that attracts bodies with mass to the Earth. The force is proportional to the mass.F = mgWhere g = 9.81 Nkg-1Weight acts at the centre of the body.Hanging bodiesA free body diagram is a diagram that only shows the forces exerted on one body not the forces it exerts on others.

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