Weight of Object: Calculating Force from Acceleration

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In summary, the formula for calculating force from acceleration is F = m x a, where F is force, m is mass, and a is acceleration. The weight of an object is directly proportional to its mass and can change depending on its location. The unit of measurement for weight is newtons (N), while the unit for mass is kilograms (kg). Acceleration does not directly affect the weight of an object, but it does play a role in calculating the force exerted on an object, which can then be used to determine its weight.
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If an object has an acceleration of 1.0m/s and net force is 2.0N what is the weight?
 
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You will not an answer so easily on this website. For one, this should be posted in the homework section of the site, but secondly, and perhaps more importantly, you must provide an attempt at a solution before I (or, hopefully, anyone else) will help you.
 
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Do you know any formulas that involve acceleration, force, and weight (or maybe just mass)?
 

Related to Weight of Object: Calculating Force from Acceleration

What is the formula for calculating force from acceleration?

The formula for calculating force from acceleration is F = m x a, where F is force, m is mass, and a is acceleration.

How is the weight of an object related to its mass?

The weight of an object is directly proportional to its mass. This means that as the mass of an object increases, its weight also increases.

Can the weight of an object change?

Yes, the weight of an object can change depending on its location. The weight of an object is affected by the force of gravity, which can vary depending on the gravitational pull of a planet or other celestial body.

What units are used to measure weight and mass?

The unit of measurement for weight is newtons (N), while the unit for mass is kilograms (kg). It is important to note that weight is a measurement of force, while mass is a measurement of the amount of matter in an object.

How does acceleration affect the weight of an object?

Acceleration does not directly affect the weight of an object. However, it does play a role in calculating the force exerted on an object, which can then be used to determine its weight. An object will weigh more if it experiences a greater force of acceleration, such as during a free fall or when being pushed or pulled.

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