# ** 28. A sounding rocket is carrying its payload through the air. At the instantshown, it is thrusting with a force of 3 x 10° N at an angle of 37° above the localhorizontal. The vehicle has a total mass of 200,000 kg,Find the acceleration of the rocket at the instant shown. [Remember: Accelerationso its weight is 2 x 106 N.is a vector, so both magnitude and direction must be given.]37°W

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9 views help_outlineImage Transcriptionclose** 28. A sounding rocket is carrying its payload through the air. At the instant shown, it is thrusting with a force of 3 x 10° N at an angle of 37° above the local horizontal. The vehicle has a total mass of 200,000 kg, Find the acceleration of the rocket at the instant shown. [Remember: Acceleration so its weight is 2 x 106 N. is a vector, so both magnitude and direction must be given.] 37° W fullscreen
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Step 1

Horizontal component of acceleration is,

Step 2

Substituting the values,

Step 3

Gravitational acceleration is acting vertically downwards. Note that the acceleration component in vertically upward direction is consi...

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