# Answer to Question #72135 in Classical Mechanics for Seddoboy

Question #72135

A 500 g can of food is given a push on a frictionless level surface and is observed to accelerate at a rate of 1.5 m/s^2. How much is the force in Newtonâ€™s, was applied to accelerate the can of food?

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Solution

From the 2nd Newtonâ€™s law:

F=ma.

F=(0.5)(1.5)=0.75 N.

Answer: 0.75 N.

From the 2nd Newtonâ€™s law:

F=ma.

F=(0.5)(1.5)=0.75 N.

Answer: 0.75 N.

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