Misconception FMM106:

Moving objects stop when they run out of force (Twigger et al., 1994). An object’s force can be used up and must be replenished to maintain activity (Watts, 1983).

Items that test for misconception FMM106
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How Often the Misconception was Chosen

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FM100001

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

10%

Items that test for misconception FMM106 in other key ideas

FM016004

If a school bus is slowing down, any forces moving it forward would have to be weaker than any forces slowing it down.

17%