# What applied force is needed by a 5kg to accelerate 10 m/s2?

##### 2 Answers

Jun 26, 2018

#### Explanation:

Newton's 2nd Law says that

So, plugging in your data,

So the answer is

I hope this helps,

Steve

Jun 27, 2018

#### Explanation:

We use Newton's second law of motion, which states that,

where:

#F# is the net force applied in newtons

#m# is the mass of the object in kilograms

#a# is the acceleration of the object in meters per second squared

So, we get: