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How do I find the time a body needs to attain a velocity?

  1. Sep 30, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A body of mass 60kg is acted on by a constant force of 80 newtons. How long will it take the body to attain a velocity of 50ms-1 from rest?


    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data



    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Sep 30, 2008 #2

    LowlyPion

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    Welcome to PF.

    Once you figure your acceleration from F = M*a ...

    Here are some formulas that might be helpful.
    https://www.physicsforums.com/showpost.php?p=905663&postcount=2
     
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