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Need some help please.

  1. Jan 22, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A one-dimensional impulse force acts on a 3.0-kg object, as described in the graph below.


    (a) The magnitude of the impulse given to the object.
    (b) The magnitude of the average force.
    (c) The final speed if the object had an initial speed of 6.0 m/s.

    2. Relevant equations

    F = (Po-P)/ (To-T)

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I have need some help here what my instructor has us read gives no help in solving 99% of our problems.

    Last edited: Jan 22, 2009
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  3. Jan 22, 2009 #2


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    For a graph of y vs x, if you find the area under that graph, you get what the product xy represents.
  4. Jan 22, 2009 #3
    ok so would (b) be
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