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Posted by Nwabisa maswana on Monday, February 6, 2012 at 1:50pm.

A space capsule needs to have its speed inceased slightly to set it on course.A spaceship moves up slowly to the capsule, and makes contact with it.The spaceship's rocket engine is fired for 10s. The gases exert a forward force of 12000n on the spaceship during the time the engine is fired.Calculate the change in speed of capsule as a result of the action describe, given that the mass of the spaceship is 4 800 kg and the mass of the capsule is 1200 kg

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