Overview of Newton's Second Law of Motion


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What is Newton's Second Law of Motion?

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1. If an object has an acceleration of 10 m/s^2 and a mass of 30 kilograms, what is its force?

2. What is the unit of force?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will test what you know about Newton's Second Law of Motion. You'll be addressing key concepts such as a basic explanation of the law and the force of an object with a given mass and acceleration.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on these points related to Newton's Second Law of Motion:

  • Unit of force
  • Mass
  • Acceleration in relation to a force with a given weight

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define mass and Newton's Second Law of Motion
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the term for a unit of force in the law
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the mass of an object and how it's connected to its acceleration

Additional Learning

To learn more about the scientific law, try the lesson named Overview of Newton's Second Law of Motion. These areas will be covered in greater detail:

  • Difference between mass and weight
  • Examples of measuring a force
  • Use of the formula of Force equals Mass times acceleration