Which one of newton's laws is this equation from and why?

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Which one of newton's laws is this equation from and why?

a=[(m1-m2)g]/[m1+m2]
 

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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.
 
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turin
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It comes from the action reaction law and the a=F/m law.
 
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nautica
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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