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    An asteroid is discovered heading straight toward earth at 15 km/h. An international team manages to attach a giant rocket engine to the asteroid. The rocket fires for 10 min, after which the asteroid is moving at 28 degree to its original path at the speed of 19 km/s. Find its average acceleration.

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    An asteroid is discovered heading straight toward earth at 15 km/h. an international team manages to attach a giant rocket engine to the asteroid. The rocket fires for 10 min, after which the asteroid is moving at 28 degree to its original path at the speed ...

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