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Kuroks

  • 4 years ago

Draw a Free-Body-Diagram of a 20 kilogram rock in freefall. Calculate the weight of the rock.

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  1. imranmeah91
    • 4 years ago
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    |dw:1324498567648:dw|

  2. Kuroks
    • 4 years ago
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    Um... Can you elaborate a little bit?

  3. Hunus
    • 4 years ago
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    Are we assuming air resistance or is this ideal?

  4. Kuroks
    • 4 years ago
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    Um, I think no air resistance because its in freefall

  5. Hunus
    • 4 years ago
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    |dw:1324501185793:dw| The mass of the rock is 20 kg and the acceleration due to gravity is 9.8 m/s/s. Thus, the weight of the rock is (20kg)(9.8m/s/s)=196 N

  6. Kuroks
    • 4 years ago
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    Okay, thank you

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