Posted by **shellie** on Friday, March 5, 2010 at 2:46pm.

how do i solve this problem

The Math Behind the LawHow much force is Mike applying to the 1000 kg car to make it accelerate at a rate of .05 m/s2?

- 8th grade science -
**drwls**, Friday, March 5, 2010 at 3:35pm
They must be teaching you Newton's Second Law

F = m a

You can probably guess what the F, m and a stand for. The answer will be in Newtons.

I like to think of a Newton as the weight of the meat in a "quarter pounder", after cooking.

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