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Newton's laws

  1. Nov 2, 2003 #1
    Which one of newton's laws is this equation from and why?

    a=[(m1-m2)g]/[m1+m2]
     
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  3. Nov 2, 2003 #2
    marshall4,
    sorry but I think any law in physics has the form "If...then...".
    Could you please explain what your symbols mean, i.e. what physical situation this equation describes? Thanks.
     
  4. Nov 2, 2003 #3

    turin

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    It comes from the action reaction law and the a=F/m law.
     
  5. Nov 2, 2003 #4
    That would be Newtons second law. Force is proportional to and in the same direction as acceleration and inversial propotional to mass.

    Nautica
     
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