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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Sasha on Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 12:42pm.

As a baseball is being caught, its speed goes from 27.5 m/s to 0.0 m/s in about 0.0050 s. The mass of the baseball is 0.150 kg.

(a) What is the baseball's acceleration?
5500 m/s^2

(b) What are the magnitude and direction of the force acting on it?

and is it in
opposite in direction to velocity of the ball OR
same direction as velocity of the ball

(c) What are the magnitude and direction of the force acting on the player who caught it?

same direction as velocity of the ball
OR
opposite in direction to the velocity of the ball

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