Physics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Impulse and Momentum - Problems - Page 191: 2


The speed the rocket will achieve is $165.7m/s$

Work Step by Step

The impulse-momentum theorem states that $$J=mv_f-mv_0$$ $$v_f=\frac{J+mv_0}{m}$$ We have $J=29N.s$, $m=0.175kg$ and $v_0=0$ The speed the rocket will achieve is $$v_f=165.7m/s$$
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