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 Sep 9th 2014, 10:22 AM #1 Senior Member   Join Date: Jun 2010 Location: NC Posts: 410 Blue Ocean Towing, Inc Here's an easy 2nd Law problem for us beginners. http://www.thermospokenhere.com/wp/0...lue_ocean.html TSH... Attached Thumbnails
 Sep 9th 2014, 12:56 PM #2 Physics Team     Join Date: Jun 2010 Location: Morristown, NJ USA Posts: 2,331 Why not simply use standard equation of motion: d = (1/2) at^2. You have d = 4000m and t = 36000 s. You can calculate what a must be, then use F=ma to determine the force required. Basically you can skip the first 11 equations and get right to equation 12.

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