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A person pushes a 10 kg box from rest and accelerates it to a speed of 3.2 m/s with a constant force. If the box is pushed for a time of 2.6 s, what is the force exerted by the person?

force*time=mass*changeinvelocity
solve for force.

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  1. A person pushes a 10 kg box from rest and accelerates it to a speed of 3.2 m/s with a constant force. If the box is pushed for a time of 2.6 s, what is the force exerted by the person?

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