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

A rocket that weighed 98.1 N when put together on Earth is attached to a 1.00 x 10^3-kg signal relay in intergalactic space. The rocket develops a constant thrust (i.e., it pushes with a force) of 10.0 kN. Compute the resulting acceleration.

2. Relevant equations

a=F/m

a=acceleration

F=force

m=mass

3. The attempt at a solution

10.0 kN --> 100 N

100 N / (98.1 N )(1.00 x 10^3 kg) = 1019.367992

The answer should be 9.90 m/s^2. I don't understand why it's not coming out to that though.

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