Acceleration and magnitude?

What net external force is exerted on a 1300-kg artillery shell fired from a battleship if the shell is accelerated at 3.00 ✕ 104 m/s2? (Enter the magnitude.)

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What is the magnitude of the force exerted on the ship by the artillery shell?

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  • oubaas
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    accelerating force F = m*a = 1.3*3*10^(3+4) = 3.9*10^7 N (39 MN)

    recoil force RF = -F = -39 MN

  • 1 month ago

    F = ma = (1300 kg)(30000 m/s^2) = 3.9 x 10^7 N or 39 MN

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