# Practice Applying Newton's Second Law

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### Jasmine is trying to hang a new clock in her apartment. The clock experiences a force due to the gravity of 15N. She has a stick on a hook that exerts an upward force of 10N. Are the forces on her clock balanced or unbalanced and what will happen to the clock?

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### 2. In physics class, students roll a toy car across the table. The toy car has a mass of 3kg. The students apply a force of 10N to the car and friction holds it back with 1N of force. What is the acceleration of the car?

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Gain some insight into how much you know about the application of Sir Isaac Newton's second law. Topics on the multiple-choice quiz include the difference between balanced and unbalanced forces and how to find the frictional force acting on a block.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

• Calculating acceleration when give mass, force and frictional force
• Finding the mass of a box when given acceleration, applied force and frictional force
• Example of an object that would change motion when acted upon by sample forces

## Skills Practiced

• Practice problems_ - use your knowledge to solve practice problems related to Newton's second law
• Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding mass, force and acceleration and interpret it correctly
• Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast balanced and unbalanced forces
• Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the frictional force that acts on a sample object