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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

When the click beetle jumps in the air, its acceleration upward can be as

large as 400.0 times the acceleration due to gravity. (An acceleration

this large would instantly kill any human being.) For a beetle whose

mass is 40.00 mg, calculate the magnitude of the force exerted by the

beetle on the ground at the beginning of the jump with gravity taken

into account. Calculate the magnitude of the force with gravity ne-

glected. Use 9.807 m/s2 as the value for free-fall acceleration.

Given:

m= 4.00 × 10−5 kg

g = 9.807 m/s2

anet = (400.0)g

2. Relevant equations

>.<

Fnet=Fbeetle-Fg

i think

3. The attempt at a solution

I am really lost on what to do, maybe if somebody could give me the initial setup and explain why i will be able to complete the problem

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