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# Problem: A given net force propels an object along a straight-line path. If the net force were doubled, its acceleration would? A) quadruple. B) double. C) stay the same. D) be half.

###### FREE Expert Solution

This problem requires us to apply Newton's second law:

Newton's second law:

$\overline{){\mathbf{\Sigma }}{\mathbf{F}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{m}}{\mathbf{a}}}$

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###### Problem Details

A given net force propels an object along a straight-line path. If the net force were doubled, its acceleration would?