anonymous
  • anonymous
a 200 N force acts on a 50kg ice skater. ignoring any friction, find the ice skater's acceleration. how do i set-up and solve this problem?
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schrodinger
  • schrodinger
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anonymous
  • anonymous
Well, start from the Newton's law which say that the force acting on an object is equal to the mass of the object multiplied by the acceleration of the object. So, \[\ F=ma\] Also note that Force is a vector so you need to specify the direction of the force.
y2o2
  • y2o2
F = ma 200 = 50a a = 200/50 = 4 (m/s²)

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