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According to Isaac Newton's second law of motion, acceleration is produced when a net force acts on a mass. The net force is the sum of all the forces acting on the mass. More »

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Newton's second law of motion is Force = Mass x Acceleration. What this states is that the acceleration of an object is dependent upon two variables, which are the net force acting upon the object and the mass of the obj... More »

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Newton’s second law states that the force acting on an object is directly related to the acceleration. The law is formulated as F = m x a, where F = force, a = acceleration and m = mass of the object in motion. In terms ... More »

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According to NASA, Newton's three laws of motion are: an object in motion tends to stay in motion, force equals mass times acceleration and for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Together, these three ... More »

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Newton's First Law of Motion is the Law of Inertia, and the Second Law of Motion expresses the relationship between force, mass and acceleration. The Third Law of Motion states that "for every action, there is an equal a... More »

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Newton's law of universal gravitation states that the force of gravity is a universal force between all objects proportional to both masses and the square of the distance between them. This law can be expressed with the ... More »

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A newton is the amount of force required to accelerate 1 kilogram of mass at a rate of 1 meter per second, according to Dictionary.com. In the International System of Units, the newton is abbreviated "N". More »

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