# Chapter 4 - Plug and Chug: 42

$$0.4 \frac{m}{s^{2}}$$

#### Work Step by Step

Calculate the acceleration from the net force. $$a = F/m = (120,000 N)/(300,000 kg) = 0.4 N/kg = 0.4 \frac{m}{s^{2}}$$ This is discussed on pages 63-64.

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