Physics

Multiple Choice. If all of the forces acting on an object an object are balanced (net force is zero), then:

a. The object's speed will decrease

b. The object's direction of motion can change, but its speed cannot

C. The object is ecperiencing zero acceleration

Please explain why the answer you picked is the correct answer.

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  1. F = ma
    if net F=0, a=0
    a=0 means no acceleration, so velocity is constant.

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