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Examples of
Force = Mass x Acceleration

Working out how much force is used
to push a F1 car when broken down or run out of fuel


If the car has a mass of 700kg
And a driver pushes the car with an acceleration of 0.05m/s/s

F = MA
Force = 700kg x 0.05m/s/s
Force = 35kN (kiloNewtons)

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Force is measured in Newtons (N)

1 Newton is about the weight of an apple

Mass is measured in Kilograms (kg)

Acceleration is measured in metres per second per second (m/s/s)