PHYSICS

posted by .

During a play, a tennis player hits the ball when its velocity is 20 m/s towards him. The racquet exerts a force of 540N on the ball for 6.90 ms, giving its returning velocity of 42 m/s.
Find the mass of the ball

  • PHYSICS -

    F•Δt=Δp=mΔv=m[v₂-(-v₁)]=m(v₂+v₁)
    m= F•Δt/ (v₂+v₁)=540•6.9•10⁻³/(42+20) = 0.06 kg

  • PHYSICS -

    thanks!!

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Physics

    A tennis player hits a ball at ground level, giving it an initial velocity of 24 m/s at 57 degrees above the horizontal. (a) what are the horizontal and verticla components of the ball;s initial velocity?
  2. Physics

    A tennis player hits a ball at ground level, giving it an initial velocity of 24 m/s at 57 degrees above the horizontal. (a) what are the horizontal and verticla components of the ball;s initial velocity?
  3. physics

    A tennis player aims to serve the ball horizontally when their racquet is 2.5 m above the ground. The distance from the player to the net is 15.0 m and the net is 0.9 m high (a) What is the minimum speed with which the ball must leave …
  4. physics

    When serving a tennis ball, the player hits it when its velocity is zero (at the highest point of a vertical toss). The racket exerts a force of 560 N on the ball for 5.00 ms, giving it a final velocity of 45.0 m/s. Using these data, …
  5. physics

    When serving a tennis ball, the player hits it when its velocity is zero (at the highest point of a vertical toss). The racket exerts a force of 560 N on the ball for 5.00 ms, giving it a final velocity of 45.0 m/s. Using these data, …
  6. physical science

    a tennis player hits a ball of mass 200 g,which is moving towards him with a velocity of 30m/s west. calculate the impulse of the ball. b.the force the racket will exact on the ball if the time of contact is 0.2 seconds
  7. physics

    A tennis player smashes a serve so that the racquet is in contact with the ball for 0.055 s, giving it an impulse of 2.5 N ⋅ s. What average force was applied during this time?
  8. Physics ~IMPULSE~

    a) A tennis racket a 450 N force on a 0.05 kg tennis ball over a 0.006 s time period. What is the impulse applied to the ball?
  9. physics

    When serving, a tennis ball is almost motionless when it is slammed by the racquet. A force sensor in an experimental tennis racquet measures a force of 80 N during the impact with a 0.058 kg tennis ball. The impact lasts for 0.04 …
  10. Physics

    a tennis ball has mass 0.045 kg and is hit at a speed of 120 km/h by the server. the opposing player hits the ball exactly back along the line of its trajectory giving the ball a new speed of 115 km/h. if the contact time between the …

More Similar Questions