# A mom wanting some help with her 16-year old's son hmwk problem

1. Apr 19, 2007

### oceanflavored

A mom wanting some help with her 16-year old's son problem :tongue:

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
A golf club is swung with a large force, and the golf ball moves forward at a high acceleration. Which also happens as an effect?
A] The force on the club increases
B] The force on the club decreases
C] The force of gravity on the ball increases
D] The force of gravity on the ball decreases

2. Relevant equations
common sense. which apparently I don't possess enough of ;)

3. The attempt at a solution
I thought it was B, because I remembered Newton's "equal but opposite force" theory, but then the club has such less mass, than a golf ball. hmm. i don't know. maybe i'll attempt to read the chapter.

Appreciate ANY feedback.
Gracias muchachos/as
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

2. Apr 20, 2007

### chaoseverlasting

The force of gravity doesnt change, but the force on the club will increase. This increase is due to the impulsive forces acting when the ball and the club connected.