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If a force gives a 2-kg object an acceleration of 1.6 m/s2, what acceleration does this same force give to an 8-kg object?

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    The force (on both masses) is
    F = M*a = (2 kg)*(1.6 m/s^2) = 3.2 N

    If the same force acts upon 8 kg (which four times the original mass), you get 1/4 the original acceleration. That would be 0.4 m/s^2.

    3.2 = 8.0 * 0.4 Newtons

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    if a gives a force 2kg object an acceleration 1.6,/s2 what does the smae force give to an object of 4kg

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