A 27 pound meteorite fell and struck a car, creating a dent about 28 cm deep. If the initial speed of the meteorite was 530 m/s, what was the magnitude of the average force exerted on the meteorite by the car?
The Attempt at a Solution
Just need someone to tell me if my work is right.
I found the acceleration using Vf^2=Vi^2+2ad it came out to be-501,607 m/s^2
I to the mass of the meteorite 27/2.2= 12.273 kg and multiplied it my the acceleration and came up with 6.156 MN.
Did I do this problem right?