# physics

posted by .

A 1000kg rocket is moving forward at 10m/s in space. A 10,000N force is applied to the rocket for one second from behind. How fast is the rocket now traveling?

a. 0m/s
b. 10m/s
c. 15m/s
d. 20m/s

• physics -

F = ma,
a = F / m = 10000 / 1000 = 10m/s^2,

V = Vo + at,
V = 10 + 10*1 = 20m/s.

## Similar Questions

1. ### Physics

Sorry for posting so many, but I just need to make sure I'm on the right track. Just need someone to check my working and answers. A rocket has a mass 3000kg. The fuel used in the rocket has an additonal mass of 500kg. At the launch, …
2. ### physics

The engine of a toy rocket supplies an average acceleration of 38.0 m/s/s to the rocket for an interval of 0.80 s. A.)If the toy roocket is launched vertically, how high does it rise in this interval?
3. ### Physics

I have to design a procedure which will allow me to calculate the applied force(thrust) of a stomp rocket. We are allowed to use tools to find measurements. So far, I have calculated the height that the rocket reached (22.5) m using …
4. ### Physics

I have to design a procedure which allows me to calculate the applied rocket thrust force of a stomp rocket. The only materials I am allowed are stop watches, rulers, measuring tape, protractors and the stomp rocket. Basically it all …
5. ### Physics

A toy rocket is launched upwards from rest. The rocket engine will cause the rocket to accelerate at 25 m/s^2 for 3.0 seconds. a) How fast is the rocket moving aft the end of the 3 seconds?
6. ### physics

Rockets A and B are fired straight upward from rest. Rocket A is launched first and accelerates at 11.2 m/s2. Rocket B is launched 2.10 s after Rocket A and B accelerates at 14.6 m/s2. Solve for the moment in time when the rockets …
7. ### physics

A small weather rocket weighs 14.7 N. The rocket is carried up by a balloon. The rocket is released from the balloon and fired, and its engine exerts an upward force of 10.2 N on the rocket. What is the acceleration of the rocket?
8. ### Physics

A rocket of mass 1.0x10^3kg is being fired to a height of 5.0 x 10^3 m. The rocket engine shuts off when the rocket reaches a height of 1.0x10^3m, and the rocket coasts up to 5.0 x 10^3 m. A) What velocity must the rocket have at the …
9. ### Physics

A rocket was launched and it now has an acceleration of 3m pers second squared upwards.the mass of the rocket is 5000kg.calculate the net force acting on the rocket and the upthrust exerted by the exhaust gases on the rocket.
10. ### physics

Identify the force that propels a rocket. 1)The rocket is propelled by the reaction force of the exhaust gasses bouncing off the air molecules outside the rocket. 2)The rocket is propelled because the action force of the rocket on …

More Similar Questions