# Newton's Second Law: Meaning & Calculations

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### A hockey puck slides across the ice with an applied force of 20N. There is minimal friction on the ice and force due to friction is only 0.5N. What is the net force acting on the hockey puck?

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### 2. What is slope equal to on a force versus acceleration graph?

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With this quiz/worksheet, you'll answer questions on the meaning of Newton's second law. Topics include a calculation of the net force on a moving object and the acceleration of an object with resistance acting on it.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Multiple-choice questions will assess your knowledge of:

• Slope and what it's equal to on a force versus acceleration graph
• Acceleration of an object with friction acting on it
• Free body diagram of a block with applied force and friction acting on it

## Skills Practiced

• Problem solving - use your acquired knowledge to solve the net force on a moving object
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the calculation of the acceleration of an object that has resistance acting on it
• Knowledge application - use your knowledge to determine which free body diagram fits a specific scenario and what force is equal to slope when it's equal to a force versus acceleration graph