a. How much force does an 80 kg astronaut exert on his chair while sitting...

idiopatia0f

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2021-12-24

a. How much force does an 80 kg astronaut exert on his chair while sitting at rest on the launch pad? b. How much force does the astronaut exert on his chair while accelerating straight up at 10 ms2

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vicki331g8

vicki331g8

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2021-12-25Added 37 answers

Given values:
m=80 kg
a=10 ms2
a) The force with which the astronaut acts on the chair is its weight:
W=mg
W=80 kg(9.81 ms2)
W=784.8 N
b) If it moves rapidly, then by applying Newtons

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