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Posted by **Jorge** on Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 1:53pm.

2) Shuttle astronauts climb at a rate of 24.5m/s^2 shortly after takeoff. What apparent weight would a 95kg astronaut have during this phase of the ascent?

3) A golf cart with driver has a mass of 320kg and accelerates at 1.4m/s^2. Assuming the force does not change, what would be the acceleration if a 70kg passenger gets on board?

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**drwls**, Friday, December 23, 2011 at 2:46am1) The weight force, M*g

Note: The problem asks DURING the fall

2) (M + a)*g

3) F = 320*3.2 = (320 + 70)*a'

Solve for a'

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