Posted by m on .
A 0.145kg baseball pitched horizontally at 27 m/s strikes a bat and is popped straight up to a height of 38 m. If the contact time between the bat and the ball is 2.35 ms, calculate the average force [exerted by the bat on the ball] during contact. [Let the positive axis lie along the line from the batter to the pitcher, with the batter at the origin.]

physics 
Nick,
F average= delta p/delta t
delta p =MV2MV1