2. Newton's Second Law - Newtons Second Law - if an...

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Newton’s Second Law - if an unbalanced force acts on a body, it is accelerated by an amount proportional to the unbalanced force and in the same direction but inversely proportional to its mass. ma F = Where: F - force (N, dynes) m - mass (kg, g) a – acceleration (m/sec 2 , cm/sec 2 ) Dynamics of Translation - a study of motion and the forces causing the motion. Sample Problems 1. A constant horizontal force at 40N acts on a body on a smooth horizontal plane. The body starts from rest and is observed to move 100m in 5 sec. What is the mass of the body?
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