# Physics forces unit

I was wondering, how I would find the ratio of force to acceleration? I am doing an assignment where i had to find the force applied and the measured acceleration but I don't know how to find the ratio of force to acceleration.

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1. F = m*a
If you know any 2 of the 3, you can calculate the third:

m = F/a.

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