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Mr harshkant sharma
Is inertia a force?

 
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Inertia, in mechanics, is the resistance to changes in velocity and it is measured by the quantity mass. As the mass increases it is necessary to increase the force either to start a movement from rest or to accelerate an ongoing movement. A train has more inertia than a car, it's harder to put a train in motion or to accelerate it.

Mr Carlos Marques
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According to Newton, it is.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inertia

Mr Gary Sonnenberg USA
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Inertia is an inherent property of matter. (we might call it laziness) Matter - objects - do not move on their own accord. it need s a push or a pull. FORCE IS THAT WHICH IS NEEDED TO OVERCOME THE INERTIA OF MATTER.

Mr Joseph Vempeny India
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This and a few other question posted by you were answered soon after they were posted. I hope now at least you go through the replies to those questions.

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Mr Joseph Vempeny India
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