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# What describes unequal forces acting on an object - results in change in the object's motion?

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###### May 27, 2009 2:31AM

Newton's 2nd Law of Motion states that F = m * a, where F = the net force acting on an object [N]; m = the mass of the object [kg]; and a = acceleration [m/s2] . If the motion is linear, then we can consider scalar operations on F and a. If the force is a vector, then a has to be a vector too.

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Two unequal forces
The resultant force of two unequal forces clearly depends upon
the magnitude of these forces and also depends on the angle of
interception. One can clearly apply trigonometrical theorem for the
same.
such as if force x and force y of x1 and y1 magnitude is acting
on an object N and if the angle between these forces is (180)
degrees this means they are acting on opposite direction , and
resultant force will be in direction of force x1 ir x1 > y1 or
y1 if y1 < x1
So these unequal forces must be studied along with the angle of
interception
Hope this will give you a fair idea for calculation ( force is a
vector and not scalier)

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