Misconception FMM126:

When a force acts on a moving object in the direction opposite the object’s direction of motion, the object will move at a constant speed for a while, slow down for a while, and then move at a lower constant speed (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

Items that test for misconception FMM126 in this key idea (If a force acts on an object in the…)
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FM103001

Use of tables of speed versus time, and information about forces acting on an object, to determine the object's speed at various times.

8%

FM069005

Use of tables of speed versus time, and information about forces acting on an object, to determine the object's speed at various times.

8%