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Homework Help: Acceleration and Velocity

  1. Oct 1, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A boat moves through the water with two forces acting on it. One is a 1600 N forward push by the water on the propeller, and the other is an 1400 N resistive force due to the water around the bow.
    (a) What is the acceleration of the 1000 kg boat?
    m/s 2

    (b) If it starts from rest, how far will it move in 9.0 s?

    (c) What will its velocity be at the end of that time?
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  3. Oct 2, 2009 #2

    Andrew Mason

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    You have to show us some effort to solve the problem. To start, what is the relationship between force and acceleration and mass?

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