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What has the units of Newtons and can push and pull a mass?
Question Date: 2012-10-26
Answer 1:

Force is measured in Newtons.
A force is defined as:
F = m * a

Force is the product of mass times acceleration, and it is measured in Newtons. A force can push and pull a mass.

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