How do you find the smallest force required to move an object in a perfect vacuum not near any other objects?

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I guess what I’m looking for is the smallest force that can be applied in which the next instant after the force is initiated, the object is at a different location. How do you find this force applied at initiation? If this is not what I’m looking for but someone guesses that I may Be looking for something else, please inform me on what this may be. I think this cannot be solved since there seems to not be such thing as “next instants’” since there are infinite numbers in between any two numbers.

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  1. There is no “smallest force”. No matter how small a force you consider, there is always a smaller force. And a force, no matter how small, will move an object.

    Source(s): http://www.zmescience.com/science/physic

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