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Homework Help: Force and motion problem

  1. May 14, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    if the mass is 32 lb and the force is 10dyn what is the acceleration??

    2. Relevant equations

    a=f.m i dont know if this equation is right...

    3. The attempt at a solution
    dont have any idea to solve this problem so pls kindly help me...do i need to convert this problem?if ever g to what? and dyn to what?

    Last edited: May 14, 2010
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  3. May 14, 2010 #2
    according to biblical account David killed the giant by using a sling.what scientific principle did he use to sling the stone????
  4. May 15, 2010 #3


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    No, the equation is F = m a. It should be in your textbook or class notes.

    Most likely, you would convert mass into kg and force into Newtons.
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