A 5-page worksheet
that covers Newton’s second law (Fnet=ma) calculations
through a set of 8 word problems.
provides a summary of how to use the Fnet=ma equation including how to use a formula triangle to solve for the 3 different variables, the 4 elements each correct solution should include for full points, and how to solve these type word problems where significant figures are involved.
feature 8 leveled word problems
, equally divided between solving for net force (Fnet), mass (m), and acceleration (a) variables. The final problem involves using a second acceleration equation (a = (Vf – Vi) / T), which provides an additional level of difficulty.
feature a full color-coded answer key
that can be used by the teacher alone, displayed to students on a screen/interactive white board, or handed out to students who have completed the document.
NOTE: Significant Figures Included!
All problems are designed to involve correct significant figures
and have corresponding answer keys that also include “sig figs”. Feel free to modify the document if this is not part of your curriculum!
Downloadable in 2 Formats:
- This worksheet comes in 2 formats: a PDF document
and fully-editable WORD document
- Feel free to download full PDF preview
to see exactly what you are getting!
- Review/summary of the net force equation (Fnet = ma)
- Use of a formula triangle to solve for each variable (Fnet, m, and a)
- 4 features of a complete answer
- Sample question and answer
- 10 leveled word problems (all designed to use significant figures)
- Full color-coded answer key
Relevant CC Standard(s) and/or NGSS Core Idea(s) Addressed by This Product:
NGSS - MS-PS2.A
Physical Science – Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
CCSS - Math 7.EE.B.3
Solve real-life and mathematical problems using numerical and algebraic expressions and equations.
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