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Metal Block Accelerations

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The following tables show the information for five different metal blocks–the net force acting on each block, the mass of each block, and the current speed of each block.

Which one is experiencing the greatest amount of acceleration?

A
Net Force Mass Speed
5.0 N 5.0 kg 100.0 m/s
B
Net Force Mass Speed
10.0 N 20.0 kg 200.0 m/s
C
Net Force Mass Speed
20.0 N 5.0 kg 5.0 m/s
D
Net Force Mass Speed
15.0 N 5.0 kg 50.0 m/s
E
Net Force Mass Speed
50.0 N 50.0 kg 10.0 m/s