Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-11823-072-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-11823-072-5

Chapter 5 - Force and Motion-I - Problems - Page 119: 37b


$0.13$ $m/s^{2}$

Work Step by Step

We have, $Force = Mass\times Acceleration$, So, $\frac{Force}{mass}= Acceleration$ Substituting the known values, it gives : $\frac{5.2 N } {40 kg}=Acceleration$ $Acceleration = 0.13$ $m/s^{2} $ So, acceleration of sled is $0.13$ $m/s^{2}$.
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