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    As a baseball is being caught, its speed goes from 30 to 0 m/s in about 0.005 seconds. Its mass is 0.145kg.

    What is the baseball's acceleration in m/s squared and in grams?

    What is the size of the force acting on it?

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    initial velocity (u) = 30 m/sec
    final velocity (v) = 0 m/sec
    time(t) = 0.005 sec
    mass ...

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