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# What is meant by **Force?**

**Force : **

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* **Force** is essentially **a push, or a pull action**, that can lead to certain outcomes.

* It can **change the state and direction of the motion** of an object.

* It also **can deform the shape and size **of the object.

* Some examples of force are **gravitational force, frictional force**, etc.
* It is a **product of mass and acceleration **of a body.
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** Force = mass x acceleration**

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