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Problem: A jet plane is speeding down the runway during takeoff. Air resistance is not negligible, friction is negligible.Identify the forces on the jet. Choose your answers from the following list:a) Gravityb) Spring Forcec) Tensiond) Normal Forcee) Frictionf) Dragg) Thrust

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Gravitational force (weight) acts on the jet downward.

The normal force acts on the plane upward.

Drag (air resistance) acts in a direction opposing the motion.

Thrust force from the engine acts in the direction of the motion.

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A jet plane is speeding down the runway during takeoff. Air resistance is not negligible, friction is negligible.

Identify the forces on the jet. Choose your answers from the following list:

a) Gravity

b) Spring Force

c) Tension

d) Normal Force

e) Friction

f) Drag

g) Thrust

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