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Cassie Carmona

To teach people about the basic ideas of Newton's second law of motion.

Newton's second law explains the effect of a force. The formula for this law is **A**cceleration equals **F**orce divided by **M*****: **a=F/m**. A **m***** needs a **f**orce to **a**ccelerate.The bigger the **f**orce, the greater the **a**cceleration the **m***** omits: **F=m(A)**. The **smaller** the** f**orce, the **smaller** the **a**cceleration the **m***** omits: **f =m(a)**. The larger the **m*****, the **s**maller the **a**cceleration: **M=f/a**. The **smaller** the **m*****, the **larger** the **a**cceleration: **m=f/A**. The overall idea is that a mass can only have acceleration if a force is applied to it. The effects of a larger or smaller force cause the mass to have a larger or smaller acceleration, with the knowledge that acceleration depends on a mass' size. Our video will show you examples of these different applications.

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