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A 0.50 kg block initially at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface is acted upon by a force of 8.0 N for a distance of 7.5 m. What is the velocity of the block in m/s?

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If the movement is in the direction of the force,

KEblock=workputin
1/2 m v^2=8N*7.5m
solve for v

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