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Thrust Question

  1. Feb 21, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    What thrust does a 200g model rocket need in order to have a vertical acceleration of 10.0m/s^2?
    A) on earth?
    B) on the moon, where g=1.62m/s^2

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I am not sure of an equation to use for this problem
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  3. Feb 21, 2014 #2


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    What physical quantity does thrust refer to? You have a hint: they have given acceleration and mass.
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