Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 4 - Plug and Chug: 47

Answer

Calculate the mass multiplied by acceleration. $$ma = (12 kg)(7.0 \frac{m}{s^{2}}) = 84 \frac{kg \cdot m}{s^{2}} = 84 N$$ The net force equals 84 N, which we were asked to show.
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