Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 4 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 15


Acceleration is inversely proportional to mass. As an example, imagine striking a bowling ball and a tennis ball with the same force. The large-mass bowling ball will have a much smaller acceleration, and a smaller change in its velocity.

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