Misconception FMM090:

A moving object has a force within it that keeps it moving (McCloskey, 1983; Osborne, 1985; Viennot, 1979).

Items that test for misconception FMM090
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How Often the Misconception was Chosen

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FM094002

If an object is slowing down, a force that is causing it to slow down must be greater than the sum of the forces that are pulling or pushing the object forward.

17%

Items that test for misconception FMM090 in other key ideas

FM100001

It is possible for an object to be moving at constant speed without a force pushing or pulling it.

10%