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 2 years ago
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If the force of 12 N is applied to an object with a mass of 2 kg, the object will accelerate at
0.17 m/s².
24 m/s².
6 m/s².
12 m/s².
 2 years ago
Someone I need help..! If the force of 12 N is applied to an object with a mass of 2 kg, the object will accelerate at 0.17 m/s². 24 m/s². 6 m/s². 12 m/s².

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ikshjbdckoj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think there's a formula for this just not sure.

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0F = force, m = mass, a = acceleration

ikshjbdckoj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay so it would look like 12= 12 something? I dont know what that is yet.

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0F = ma, you have the force and the mass and are looking for the acceleration, so solve F = ma for a. Then plug in the values you have and get a value for a.

ikshjbdckoj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well I kindof understand that but not all the way. I don't understand how to plug in the numbers to the formula. I'm not good at formulas.

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a = F/m = 12 N/2 kg = 6 (kgm/s^2)/kg = 6 m/s^2

ikshjbdckoj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh lord, thats a lot of working out...

ikshjbdckoj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0OHHH so is the answer 6???

raden_zaikaria
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1360082146175:dw

raden_zaikaria
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1360082184212:dw

ikshjbdckoj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh so im right?:) Cause I'm really confused actually.

ikshjbdckoj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I didn't work it out like that. I just divided 12/2 got 6 and saw 6 and thought that was the answer.

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The answer is 6 m/s^2. An acceleration is given in units of acceleration. In this case the units were meters per second square. Notice that all the choices for answers are in m/s^2.

ikshjbdckoj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhhhhhhhhh okay... I got it now. Thanks :)
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