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# Equation of the Day #2

Posted by Akano , in Math/Physics, Life Oct 13 2012 · 115 views

I had a wonderful time today; I got to see old friends from my undergrad today and went exploring a corn maze; it was a lot of fun.

Also, equation of the day: Newton's Second Law

where F is the net force, a is acceleration, and m is the mass of the object in question. It's such a simple-looking equation, but it contains so much physics. Want to know the path of a free-falling object subject only to the force of gravity? You use this equation. Want to know the attractive force and classical orbit of planets/atoms? You use this equation. Want to know the physics of a car skidding on pavement? You get the idea.

This equation is a staple of physics and is used extensively in intro and classical physics. Newton, you clever devil, you.

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My Physical Science Teacher rants how kids just plug in numbers for the variables in this equation without really comprehending the mathematical interactions, but he doesn't teach it.
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