# Physics

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An unknown mass has an acceleration of 2 m/s2 to a 1 kg body.if the same force accelerate another body of 8 m/s2 .what is the mass of the body?

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Use Newton's second law:
F=ma
F=(1 kg)*2 m/s² = 2 N

If F=2N and a=8m/s², then
m=F/a

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