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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Shaden on Friday, November 5, 2010 at 9:31pm.

The first stage of a space vehicle consumed fuel and oxidizer at the rate of 1.65 104 kg/s with an exhaust speed of 2.55 103 m/s.

(a) Calculate the thrust produced by this engine.

(b) Find the acceleration the vehicle had just as it lifted off the launch pad on the Earth, taking the vehicle's initial mass as 3.00 106 kg.

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