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Homework Help: Mass and Force

  1. Oct 25, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    How does force impact upon travel (acceleration, distance) of an object?
    How does mass of the object impact upon travel of a second object?
    Which of Newtons Laws accounts for this?

    2. Relevant equations

    Newton's Second and Third Law

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Greater force = further travel
    Heaver object = decreased travel
    Newton's Second law for first one, Third law for second one
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  3. Oct 25, 2011 #2


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    Travel is a very distracting term to use here - too easy to lose and/or misinterpret the truth.
    further travel just compounds the problem.

    Last year I travelled to Tasmania. Later in the year I did some further travel. Pretty sure that is not what you were talking about though.

    Look up a text - even WIKIPEDIA - and read about Newton's three laws and have another go at this question when you have read about them.
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