Consider a rocket in space that ejects burned fuel at a speed of 1.5 km/s with respect to the rocket. The rocket burns 9 % of its mass in 310 s (assume the burn rate is constant).

(a) What is the speed of the rocket after a burn time of 155.0 s? (suppose that the rocket starts at rest; and enter your answer in m/s)


(b) What is the instantaneous acceleration of the rocket at time 155.0 s after the start of the engines?(in m/s )

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  1. p: percentage (4.5% is burned in 155s)
    m:mass of rocket
    u:fuelspeed in meter/s!



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  2. Its incorrect

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  3. no it is correct

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  4. in numbers 256.5 and 1.71 respectively?

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