as a baseball player strikes the ball with his batt the 1kg bat applies an average force of 250N on the .15kg baseball for .2 seconds. A) what is the force applied by the baseball on the bat? what is the acceleration of the baseball? C) what is the speed of the baseball at the end of the .2 seconds?
physics - drwls, Friday, October 21, 2011 at 2:05am
A) Action = Reaction
(Newton's third law)
B) F = M a
(Newton's second law)
C) Not enough information. You need to know the velocity of the pitched ball before it was hit. Whoever assigned the problem should know that