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Average force in baseball help?

  1. Sep 15, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A 0.140-kg baseball traveling 33.0 m/s strikes the catcher's mitt, which, in bringing the ball to rest, recoils backward 13.0 cm.
    What was the average force applied by the ball on the glove?

    2. Relevant equations

    F=[tex]\Delta[/tex]M/[tex]\Delta[/tex]T

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I don't know how to find the data to plug into the equation.
     
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  3. Sep 15, 2009 #2

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    Initial velocity is given, final velocity is zero. Displacement is given. find the acceleration.
     
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