A constant retarding force of 50 N is applied to a body of mass 20 kg moving initially with a speed of 15 m s-1. How long does the body take to stop?

Asked by Pragya Singh | 1 year ago |  85

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Solution :-

Here,

Force = – 50 N (since it is a retarding force)

Mass m = 20 kg

v = 0

u = 15 m s-1

Force F = ma

a =\( \dfrac{F}{m}\)\( \dfrac{-50}{20}\) = – 2.5 ms-2

Using the equation, v = u + at

0 = 15 + (- 2.5) t

t = 6 s

Answered by Abhisek | 1 year ago

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