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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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