How can we calculate the force required to lift a bag off a baggage cart if the bag has a mass of 25 kg?
The force that must be applied vertically to lift a bag off a baggage cart, given that the bag has a mass of 25 kg, can be determined using the formula F = m*g where F is force, m is mass, and g is acceleration due to gravity. The value of g is 9.8 m/s².
So, F = 25 kg x 9.8 m/s² = 245 N. Therefore, a force of 245 N must be applied vertically to lift the bag off the baggage cart.
## Calculation of Force Required

**Force (F) = Mass (m) x Acceleration due to gravity (g)**

Given:

Mass of the bag (m) = 25 kg

Acceleration due to gravity (g) = 9.8 m/s²

Using the formula, we substitute the values:

**F = 25 kg x 9.8 m/s² = 245 N**

Therefore, a force of 245 N must be applied vertically to lift the bag off the baggage cart.