# Physics - Force

A 0.30kg lab cart is observed to accelerate twice as fast as a 0.60kg cart. Does that mean that the net force on the more massive cart is twice as large as the force on the smaller cart? Explain.

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1. net force=mass*a
if the mass is 1/2, and a is twice, the net force must be the same.

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