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Solve the following example.

An object of mass 16 kg is moving with an acceleration of 3 m/s^{2}. Calculate the applied force. If the same force is applied on an object of mass 24 kg, how much will be the acceleration?

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#### Solution

m = 16 kg, a = 3 m/s^{2 }

F = m × a

F = 16 × 3 = 48 N

Now, F = 48 N, m =24 kg

F = m × a

48 = 24 × a

a = 2 m/s^{2}

Concept: Acceleration and Retardation

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