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    Linear Momentum and a Jet Catapult on an Aircraft

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    A jet catapult on an aircraft carrier accelerates a 20000 kg plane uniformly from rest over a distance of 50.0 meters (for 2 seconds) to launch speed of 50 m/sec. What is the magnitude of the net force on the plane?

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    The linear momentum and a jet catapult on an aircraft is determined. This complete solution shows simple calculations and the answer.

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