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A 5.00×105 -kg rocket is accelerating straight up. Its

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Problem 23PE

 Problem 23PE

A 5.00×105 -kg rocket is accelerating straight up. Its engines produce 1.250×107 N of thrust, and air resistance is 4.50×106 N . What is the rocket’s acceleration? Explicitly show how you follow the steps in the Problem-Solving Strategy for Newton’s laws of motion.

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ANSWER:

Step 1:-

The thrust produced by the rocket is, .

The air resistance is given as, .

The mass of the rocket is, .

Step 2 of 2

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Textbook: College Physics
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Author: Paul Peter Urone, Roger Hinrichs
ISBN: 9781938168000

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