Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321740904
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Chapter 5 - Force and Motion - Exercises and Problems: 12

Answer

(a) $a = 4~m/s^2$ (b) $a = 2~m/s^2$

Work Step by Step

The mass of the object is 0.500 kg. Therefore; (a) $F = ma$ $a = \frac{F}{m}$ $a = \frac{2~N}{0.500~kg}$ $a = 4~m/s^2$ (b) $F = ma$ $a = \frac{F}{m}$ $a = \frac{1~N}{0.500~kg}$ $a = 2~m/s^2$
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