Newton’s Second Law Question 1

The car changed a speed from 5 m/s to 10 m/s for 10 sec. The approximate mass of the car 1500 kg. Please calculate a total force.

Solution.

a=(V-V0)/t=(10-5)/10=0.5 m/s^2

F=m*a=1500*0.5=750 N

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s