Question
Thu January 20, 2011 By: Azma Rahmani

A force of 20 N acts on a body of mass 10kg at rest for 10seconds .Calculate the velocity acquired and the distance travelled by the body during this interval.

Expert Reply
Thu January 20, 2011
Dear student,
 
Force = massX acceleration
 
20 = 10 Xa, a = 2m/s^2
 
acceleration = velocity/time
 
2 = v/10, v= 20 m/s
 
v = D/t =
 
20 = D/10, D = 200m
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