Misconception FMM101:

Increasing speed requires increasing force.

Items that test for misconception FMM101 in this project (Original Project) and key idea (If a force acts on an object in the…)
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FM092002

A box that is being pushed with a constant force can move faster than the person pushing it if the force of the push is greater than the force of friction on the box.

26%

FM090002

A wagon that is being pulled with a constant force can move faster than the person pulling it if the force of the pull is greater than the force of friction on the wagon.

18%