Physics

posted by .

A block of mass of 24.0 kg is sitting on a frictionless surface. If the block is initially at rest, and a force of 3.0 N parallel to the surface is applied for 5.0 seconds, what is the final speed of the block?.

  • Physics -

    The acceleration is given by
    a = F/m = 1/8 m/s^2

    The distance it moves in t = 5.0 s is

    X = (1/2)*a*t^2
    = (1/16)*25 = 1.563 m

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. science

    A 3 kilogram block sits at rest on a frictionless surface. A force of 12 Newtons is applied to the block. How fast is the mass moving after 2 seconds?
  2. physics

    A force of 8.7 N is applied to a steel block initally at rest on a horizontal frictionless surface. The force, which is directed at an angle of 30.0o below the horizontal, gives the block a horizontal acceleration of 5.3 m/s2. a) Draw …
  3. Physics

    a 2.5kg block initially at rest on horizontal surface. A horizontal force F of magnitude 6N and a vertical force P are the applied to the block. The coefficients of friction for the block and surface are Ms=0.4 and Mk=0.25.Determine …
  4. Physics.

    A block of mass 3m is placed on a frictionless horizontal surface, and a second block of mass m is placed on top of the first block. The surfaces of the blocks are rough. A constant force of magnitude F is applied to the first block. …
  5. Physics

    A block of mass 3m is placed on a frictionless horizontal surface, and a second block of mass m is placed on top of the first block. The surfaces of the blocks are rough. A constant force of magnitude F is applied to the first block …
  6. physics

    A 1.16 kg block and a 2.32 kg block are initially at rest on a frictionless, horizontal surface, with a compressed spring of negligible mass between them. When the blocks are released, they move off in opposite directions. If the final …
  7. mit physyscs

    A block of mass 2 kg is initially at rest on a horizontal surface. At time , we begin pushing on it with a horizontal force that varies with time as , where 0.6 N/s . We stop pushing at time s [ for ]. (a) First, assume the surface …
  8. Physics Classical Mechanics

    A block of mass m=2 kg is initially at rest on a horizontal surface. At time t=0, we begin pushing on it with a horizontal force that varies with time as F(t)=Beta t^2, where Beta = 1.0 N/s^2. We stop pushing at time t1, 5s [F(t)=0 …
  9. Physics

    Block B has a mass of 4.2 kg and block A has a mass of 2.6 kg. They are in contact and slide over a frictionless horizontal surface. A force of 11 N acts on B.(force applied on block b then block a , they are beside each other) what …
  10. Physics 11

    A 15 kg block is sitting on a level surface. The coefficient of friction between the block and the surface is 0.32. A horizontal force of 25 N is then applied to the block. What is the acceleration of the block while the horizontal …

More Similar Questions