Posted by **Erica ** on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 3:39pm.

What force is required to accelerate an object having a mass of 3 kg at 5 m/s2?

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**drwls**, Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 3:49pm
For the force in Newtons, and using units of kg and m/s^2 fr mass and acceleration, the answer is given by Newton's second-law formula

F = M a

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 3:51pm
Memorize this,failing that, get some Henna and write it on your hand. I suggest give memory a try first, you mother would be happier.

F=ma

Force is equal to the product of mass times acceleration.

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