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princeevee

  • one year ago

Newton's Second Law of Motion is expressed as F = ma. A lawn mower with constant mass is pushed over a length of grass. How much force is required to triple the acceleration rate? A. The force required is one-third the original force. B. The force required is three times the original force. C. The force required remains constant. D. The force required is four times the original.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    From F=ma you can get a=F/m so if you want 3 times a : \[3a=\frac{3F}{m}\] you need to triple the force!

  2. princeevee
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    so the answer is B?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes!

  4. anonymous
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    F=ma a=F/m 3a = 3F/m Triple force is required to triple the acceleration

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