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**"Newtons"**Forces are measured in units of newtons (N). One newton is the force required to accelerate by one metre per second per second, a mass of one kilogram. What is a Force

A Newton is a measurement of force. One Newton is the unit force required to cause a mass of one kilogram to accelerate at a rate of one metre per second squared. One kiloNewton (1kN) is equal to 1000 Newtons.