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Homework Help: Space physics question

  1. Jan 9, 2010 #1
    can anyone show me how to find the acceleration of this object

    A toy rocket of mass 1.4 Kg whose engine stopped while the rocket was in mid air.

    Can you show your working out so i know where you got the answer from
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  3. Jan 9, 2010 #2


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    Welcome to PF!

    Hi spoony33! Welcome to PF! :smile:

    Anything without an engine accelerates at g (or, in space, GM/r) vertically downwards. :wink:
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