Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 4 - Plug and Chug: 41

Answer

$$0.25 \frac{m}{s^{2}}$$

Work Step by Step

Calculate the acceleration from the net force. $$a = F/m = (500 N)/(2000 kg) = 0.25 N/kg = 0.25 \frac{m}{s^{2}}$$ This is discussed on pages 63-64.
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