# Force Equations Formulas Calculator

## Science - Physics

Solving for acceleration.

#### Inputs:

 force (F) newtondynegram forcekilogram-meter/second^2kilogram forcekippound forcepoundal
 mass (m) kilogramatomic mass unitattogramcarat metriccentigramdecigramdekagramdramexagramfemtogramgigagramgraingramhundredweight long ukhundredweight short USmegagrammicrogrammilligramnanogramouncepetagrampicogramplanck masspennyweightpoundslugsolar mass sunstoneteragramton longton metricton shorttonnetroy ounceyoctogramyottagramzeptogramzettagram

#### Conversions:

 force (F)= 0 = 0newton
 mass (m)= 0 = 0kilogram

#### Solution:

 acceleration (a)= NOT CALCULATED

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#### References - Books:

Tipler, Paul A.. 1995. Physics For Scientists and Engineers. Worth Publishers. 3rd ed.

#### Definition:

Force is an interaction between two objects which causes a change in object motion. Typically, it causes an object with mass to accelerate or decelerate. Acceleration is a change in velocity. Force can also be described as a pull or push. It is a vector quantity with a direction and magnitude.

Force is directly proportional to both mass and acceleration.

Force is categorized into two types, contact and Action At A Distance. Contact forces require the two object to be in direct contact. Action At A Distance forces do not require contact and are exerted over a distance. Types of force include air resistance, applied, centripetal, elastic, electrical, electromagnetic, friction, gravitational, magnetic, nuclear, normal, pressure, spring and tension.

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