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A force is that physical cause which when acting on a body changes or tens to change the state of rest of or of uniform motion of the body in a straight line.

The m.k.s. or SI unit of force is the Newton which is defined as the force which when applied to a mass of one kg, gives it an acceleration of 1 m/s2
Hence the force F required to give a mass m an acceleration is
F [newtons] = m [kilograms] x [metres/second2]
The units of force n F.P.S., English and C.G.S. systems are poundal, pound and dyne respectively.

1 newton = 105 dynes = 7.23 poundals and 1 Ib =32.2 poundals

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