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Posted by **Adolfo** on Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 6:14pm.

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**drwls**, Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 8:29pmWork done against mitt equals initial kinetic energy

F*X = (1/2) M V^2

X is the recoil distance in meters.

Solve for the force F, in Newtons

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 5:33pm7.24

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**Sara**, Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 4:02pmI got the same answer, but are sure this is the equation? I tried to use it with a similar problem, .140 kg baseball, traveling 35 m/s which recoils the mitt 17 cm and I keep getting the wrong answer

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**Sara**, Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 4:04pmOkay sorry I figured it out, I was dividing by the X value in cm not m, in which case would cause the answer for the above to be 723.86 N not 7.24.

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