The question specifies that the acceleration is uniform, so we can use the equations of uniform acceleration to determine the value of
Stage 1: Determine which "suvat" equation to use.
List all values we know:
So we need.to use the equation that does not have
Rearrange for the unknown,
Stage 2 : Use that acceleration to calculate the force.
The mass of the pachyderm is given as 1080 kg.
To 3 s.f that is