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Mass and Force

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Homework Statement



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?


Homework Equations



Newton's Second and Third Law


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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PeterO
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Homework Statement



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?


Homework Equations



Newton's Second and Third Law


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
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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