# A 50 kg skater pushed by a friend accelerates at 5 m/s. How much force did the friend apply?

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Nov 4, 2017

#### Explanation:

We know :

Nov 4, 2017

#### Explanation:

To solve this, we use Newton's second law of motion

#color(blue)("Force"="Mass"xx"Acceleration"# #(F=ma)#

We know that

#color(brown)("Mass"=50# #color(brown)(kg#

#color(brown)("Acceleration"=5# #color(brown)(m/s^2#

So,

So the skater pushed his friend with a force of

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