Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (4th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Force and Motion - Exercises and Problems: 15

Answer

$m = 0.25~kg$

Work Step by Step

On the graph, we can see that the acceleration is $a = 4~m/s^2$ when the force is $F = 1.0~N$. We can use this information to find the mass: $F = ma$ $m = \frac{F}{a}$ $m = \frac{1.0~N}{4~m/s^2}$ $m = 0.25~kg$
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