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On a planet far, far away, an astronaut picks up a rock.

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Problem 2P

On a planet far, far away, an astronaut picks up a rock. The rock has a mass of 5.00 kg, and on this particular planet its weight is 40.0 N. Tf the astronaut exerts an upward force of 46.2 N on the rock, what is its acceleration?

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Solution 2P

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The mass of the rock is: .

The weight is: .

So, the acceleration due to gravity is: .

The astronaut exerts an upward force of : .

At the same time the gravitational force is also acting on it, which is it’s weight.

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