Rocket Calculations

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A 20 000kg rocket exhausts gases at a constant 600kg per second at 300ms^-1

a) Calculate the momentum of the exhaust gases

b) Deduce the thrust applied to the rocket engines


Any help would be much appreciated
 

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Just use:

p=mv

and a=dv/dt

(and F=ma, of course).
 

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