State the unit of force.

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Force represents the rate of change of momentum.  Force depends on the mass and acceleration of the object whose position is changed by the effect of force.

The equation that describes the relation between object mass, object acceleration and the force that acts on object, is established by Newton and it is:


"m" represents the mass of the object

"a" represents the acceleration

"F" represents the force

The unit of force consists of the following physical dimensions:

unit of force = `(W/g)*L*t^(-2)`

"W" represents the weight of the object

"g" represents the gravitational acceleration

In Standard International units, Newton represents the units in which the force is measured and expressed.

1Newton = `1Kg*1 m/(s^2)`