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Homework Help: Motion on a frictionless surface

  1. Jul 6, 2006 #1
    Now I'm confused again...

    What kind of motion does a constant, non-zero force produce on an object of constant mass?
    a. constant speed
    b. constant acceleration
    c. increasing acceleration
    d.it depends on the speed of the object

    I know that if theres no friction, the force on the object wouldnt be met by any opposition, so it could be constant speed, but i dont know what happens to the acceleration
     
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  3. Jul 6, 2006 #2
    OHHH-ok my professor put the wrong answers with the wrong question and flipped it around but i didnt see that, so the question doesnt make sence...ignore my question...
     
  4. Jul 6, 2006 #3

    nazzard

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    Hello uwmphysics,

    try to apply Newton's second law of motion.

    Regards,

    nazzard
     
  5. Jul 6, 2006 #4

    nazzard

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    Well it still is a valid question. :wink:

    What kind of motion does a constant, non-zero force produce on an object of constant mass?

    Ideas? :smile:
     
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