Misconception FMM110:

A force is required to keep an object moving. Objects slow down and stop if a force is not maintained (Sadanand & Kess, 1990; Twigger et al., 1994; Jung, 1981; Champagne et al., 1980; Watts, 1983; Osborne, 1985).

Items that test for misconception FMM110 in this key idea ()
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FM067003

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

20%

FM100001

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

19%