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Old Sep 9th 2014, 11:22 AM   #1
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Here's an easy 2nd Law problem for us beginners.

http://www.thermospokenhere.com/wp/0...lue_ocean.html

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Old Sep 9th 2014, 01:56 PM   #2
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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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