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Homework Statement
So I've spent many hours on here and deep deeeeeep in my text books trying to learn things....that pertain to the Egg drop experiment
I am almost done with everything I need but I was wondering. I've read that it takes approximately 25 Newtons of force to break an eggshell....But unless I did the math wrong (I probably did the math wrong) my project got 7 newtons of force when we did the egg drop (It didn't break but even so, to me this number seemed, scarily low) I'm not that familiar with Newton's and I was just wondering, Is dropping an egg (with protection) and getting an answer of only 6 Newtons of force produced, logical in any way shape or form....or have I just failed me and my group?
Homework Equations
The Attempt at a Solution
This was our work:
v= 3m / 0.66 s

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v= 4.55 m/s
a= Δv/Δt or a= (vfvi)/(tfti)
vf= 4.55 m/s
vi=0 m/s
tf= 0.66 seconds
ti= 0 seconds
a= (vfvi)/(tfti)

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a=(4.550)/(0.660)

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a=4.55/0.66

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a= 6.89 m/s^2
Mass of Average Egg: 0.057 kg
Mass of Parcel: 0.90 kg
Combined Mass: 0.957 kg
Velocity: 4.55 m/s
ΔV: 4.55 m/s
ΔT: 0.66 s
Acceleration: 6.89 m/s^2
Mass: 0.957 kg
ΣF: 6.59 N
p=mv
Δp=m*Δv → Δp=(0.957)*(4.55) Δv=a*Δt → Δv= (6.89)*(0.66)
Δp=m*a*Δt m*a=ΣF
Δp=ΣF*Δt → Δp= (6.59)*(0.66)
Δp= 4.35 kg*m/s
also since this is for a grade please don't give me answers since I don't do plagiarism and this is my work and I want to keep it as authentic as possible.I just want to know If my numbers are within reasonable range
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