# How fast will an object with a mass of #4 kg# accelerate if a force of #17 N# is constantly applied to it?

##### 2 Answers

Mar 22, 2018

#### Explanation:

Given,

Force = 17 N

Mass = 4 kg

we know that force is equal to the froduct of mass and acceleration of object .

a = 17N/4kg

Mar 22, 2018

4.25 meters per second per second

#### Explanation:

To solve this, we use Newtons 2nd law of motion which states that

This means that a force

So if a body of

Mass is

Force is

We get,

This gives us that

Hence, the body accelerates with an acceleration of 4.25 meters per second per second