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A rocket expels gases at a rate of 1.30 x 10^3 kg/s with a speed of 3.00 x 10^4 m/s. What is the force
exerted on the rocket?

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For
Vex = velocity of the exhaust gases
g = acceleration due to gravity
w = the flow rate of the exhaust gases
F = the thrust exerted on the rocket

Vex/g = F/w or F = wVex/g

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3.9x10^7

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