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Newton's second law of motion explains how the force needed to move an object is related to its mass and the acceleration created.
|Sailors push their car in an unusual race in San Diego.|
How much effort does it take to push a car?
It depends on how heavy the car is, right?
|Other sailors almost run with their car.|
In this race, the teams push their cars to the finish line!
Pushing your car faster would require more effort, wouldn't it?
This is what Newton's Second Law is all about.
You can learn more at the links below.
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The Second Law at Cyberphysics
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"Every action has an equal and opposite reaction."
This is Newton's Third Law of Motion.
What does it mean? How is it possible?
Find your answers at the sites below!