Physics average force need help

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astru025
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Physics average force need help!!

Homework Statement



A coach is hitting pop flies to the outfielders. If the baseball (mass = 145 g) stays in contact with the bat for 0.09 s and leaves the bat with a speed of 84 m/s, what is the average force acting on the ball?

Homework Equations



Fnet=mv/ t

The Attempt at a Solution


Fnet= 145 x 84 / .09
I got 135333.3 and this wa incorrect. I think I am using the wrong equation... Please help!!
 

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henryc09
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Problem looks like units, assuming you were supposed to give your answer in Newtons. If you want the force in Newtons, you need the mass to be given in kg.
 
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astru025
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Thank you very much!
 

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