MYTUTOR SUBJECT ANSWERS

562 views

Why the Newton's second law of motion important?

Newton's Second Law of Motion F=ma is very important because it shows the relationship between forces and motion. It allows you to calculate the acceleration (and therefore velocity and position) of an object with known forces.

This is incredibly valuable for scientists, engineers, inventors, etc. By controlling, measuring, or calculating the force exerted on objects, we can map out their trajectory, thus knowing where they will be at any given time.

Saeed G. GCSE Physics tutor, A Level Physics tutor, GCSE Maths tutor,...

1 year ago

Answered by Saeed, an A Level Physics tutor with MyTutor


Still stuck? Get one-to-one help from a personally interviewed subject specialist

78 SUBJECT SPECIALISTS

£20 /hr

Liam M.

Degree: Mathematics (Bachelors) - St. Andrews University

Subjects offered:Physics, Maths

Physics
Maths

“I have a real passion for Maths and Physics and would relish the opportunity to pass this passion on to others! ”

£20 /hr

Laura K.

Degree: Chemical Engineering (Masters) - Bath University

Subjects offered:Physics, Science+ 3 more

Physics
Science
Maths
Further Mathematics
Chemistry

“Hey there! I am Laura and I am currently studying Chemical Engineering at University of Bath. I am really passionate about Science and I am willing to share my knowledge through tutoring you. My passion and expertise in science can be...”

£36 /hr

Konrad E.

Degree: Natural Sciences: Physical (Masters) - Cambridge University

Subjects offered:Physics, Maths+ 2 more

Physics
Maths
Further Mathematics
Chemistry

“I am studying Natural Sciences at Cambridge, and have been tutoring for 5 years now. I focus on understanding, and finding explanations that work for you.”

About the author

Saeed G.

Currently unavailable: for regular students

Degree: PhD Physics with Nanotechnology (Doctorate) - Birmingham University

Subjects offered:Physics, Maths

Physics
Maths

“I am a PhD student at the University of Birmingham. I have a first class Masters/Bachelor degree in Physics with Nanotechnology. I have always been very passionate about how the universe works. It is fascinating to me how humans manag...”

MyTutor guarantee

You may also like...

Other A Level Physics questions

What are the main observations of the alpha particle scattering experiment? (3)

Explain the process of annihilation?

How can an object be accelerating when it's velocity is constant, and how does centripetal acceleration work.

What is the force on a moving charged particle in a magnetic field, and why is no work done by this force when it accelerates the particle?

View A Level Physics tutors

We use cookies to improve your site experience. By continuing to use this website, we'll assume that you're OK with this. Dismiss

mtw:mercury1:status:ok