If deceleration is given instead of acceleration can i find the force

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If deceleration is given instead of acceleration can i find the force ?
 

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Deceleration is an acceleration.
 
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Yes
Make sure you have a coordinate system setup and label your deceleration as negative acceleration. F==m(-a). Depending on your coordinate system, initial conditions etc.. force may still come up positive but thats not the point.
 

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