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Homework Help: Physics- Newton's 1st and 2nd Law

Posted by Emily on Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 5:51pm.

Please help me :(

Briefly explain the following scenario's using Newton's first law.

a) Trevor wants to tow Kevin's car with his truck. He attached a small tow rope between the vehicles and leaves the rope slack (loose). Trevor quickly accelerates forwards making the rope tight causing it to stop.

b) While a car was coming to a stop, a package on the seat slid off and landed on the floor.

:(( help me please. I really dont get this at all.

And also...

A certain force made one mass accelerate at 6.3 m/s^2. What acceleration would this force give to three masses attached together?

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