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Physics 1 26 Apr. 2010 Mass and Weight Newton’s Third Law Newton’s Third Law Physics 1 – Morrison 26 April 2010

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Physics 1 26 Apr. 2010 Mass and Weight Newton’s Third Law Mass and Weight I Mass characterizes the inertial properties of a body.
Physics 1 26 Apr. 2010 Mass and Weight Newton’s Third Law Mass and Weight I Mass characterizes the inertial properties of a body. I In other words, the mass of a body dictates how much force must be applied to achieve a given acceleration. This is the essence of Newton’s second law, ~ F = m ~ a .

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Physics 1 26 Apr. 2010 Mass and Weight Newton’s Third Law Mass and Weight I Mass characterizes the inertial properties of a body. I In other words, the mass of a body dictates how much force must be applied to achieve a given acceleration. This is the essence of Newton’s second law, ~ F = m ~ a . I The force that makes a body accelerate downwards (near the surface of the Earth) is its weight .
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## This note was uploaded on 05/02/2010 for the course PHYS PHYS 1 taught by Professor Morrison during the Spring '10 term at UCSB.

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