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Force Question

  1. Oct 26, 2006 #1
    A hockey goalie m=85kg stands in front of the net. A player hits the 0.15kg puck towards the goalie with a velocity of +59m/s. The goalie catches the puck with his glove in a time of 0.0021seconds. (assume all collisions are linear)

    A) what is the average force of the puck on the goalie?

    I got the answer to be 4214.029N is this correct
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  3. Oct 26, 2006 #2

    Doc Al

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    Yes, that's correct. Two comments:
    (1) Round off to a reasonable number of significant digits.
    (2) To get the best help in the quickest time, never just give an answer, always show how you got the answer.
  4. Oct 26, 2006 #3
    Alright sorry about that and thanks a lot I appreciate the advice
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