According to Newton’s second law of motion, to start walking on a road, a force is required to accelerate. This force is exerted by pushing against the road in the opposite direction to the intended motion.

# What force is required to start walking on a road according to Newton’s second law of motion?

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According to Newton’s Second Law of Motion, the force required to start walking on a road depends on the mass (m) of the person and the desired acceleration (a). The law is expressed by the formula F=ma, where F is the force applied, m is the mass, and a is the acceleration. To start walking, an individual must exert a force overcoming static friction and providing the necessary acceleration. The force needed depends on factors like the person’s mass and the coefficient of friction between the shoes and the road surface, influencing the initial push required for motion.