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**Newton's second law**provides

**the**explanation for

**the**behavior of objects upon which

**the**forces do not balance.

**The law**states that unbalanced forces cause objects to accelerate with an acceleration that is directly proportional to

**the**net force and inversely proportional to

**the**mass.

Similarly one may ask, how can you use Newton's second law to find force?

The process of determining the value of the individual **forces** acting upon an object involve an application of **Newton's second law** (F_{net}=m•a) and an application of the meaning of the net **force**. If mass (m) and acceleration (a) are known, then the net **force** (F_{net}) can be determined by **use** of the equation.

**Newton's Second Law**of Motion You can

**demonstrate**this principle by dropping a rock or marble and a wadded-up piece of paper at the same time. They fall at an equal rate—their acceleration is constant due to the force of gravity acting on them.

In this manner, what is the example of second law of motion?

Newton's **Second Law of Motion** says that acceleration (gaining speed) happens when a force acts on a mass (object). Riding your bicycle is a good **example** of this **law of motion** at work. Your bicycle is the mass. Your leg muscles pushing pushing on the pedals of your bicycle is the force.

According to Newton s **Second Law** of Motion, also known as the **Law** of Force and Acceleration, a force upon an object causes it to accelerate according to the formula net force = mass x acceleration. So the acceleration of the object is directly proportional to the force and inversely proportional to the mass.