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Homework Help: Simple concept question about forces.

  1. Jul 8, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Derive an equation for the constant net force acting on an object in terms of the object's mass, its initial velocity, final velocity and time interval during which net force is applied.

    2. Relevant equations
    Fnet=ma
    a=v2-v1/t

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Fnet=mass(v2-v1/t)

    Is this right? Or are you supposed to simplify it more?
     
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  3. Jul 8, 2010 #2

    rock.freak667

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    Yes that is right, you have given the formula with the terms that they asked for.
     
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