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Homework Help: Newtons applied to a constant velocity

  1. Oct 8, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A 1.0 kg object, moving with a constant velocity of 2.0 m/s, is acted upon by a force of 15 N in the direction of the motion for 6.0 s. What is the velocity (in meters/second) of the object at the end of this time?

    2. Relevant equations

    I was thinking of using, V = Vo + at but at the same time it doesnt make sense to me in finding the solution

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  3. Oct 8, 2008 #2


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    You are thinking correctly. You are trying to find V, you know V0, and you know t. You now just need to find 'a' from Newton's 2nd law.
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