(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

An 8.0Kg rocket is fired and encounters a force of air resistance of 4.9N. If the rocket's engines applied 100N of thrust:

A. What is the Net Force on the rocket?

B. What is the Rocket's Acceleration?

2. Relevant equations

(A) F=MA

(B) Is it (Vfinal - Vinitial)/T?

3. The attempt at a solution

(A)F=MA

F=(8.0KG)(A) = (8.0 x A) The paper tells me its 16.7N

(B) I don't know if this is the right equation... but it must be about 2.9 M/S2 to get A above.

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# Homework Help: Net Force of a Rocket and Acceleration

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