A block with mass 5.0 kg is initially at rest on a horizontal frictionless surface. Then a constant horizontal force F is applied to the block. After the force has been applied for 4.0 seconds the speed of the block is 12.0 m/s. What is the magnitude of the force?
A) 15.0 N
B) 3.0 N
C) 2.5 N
D) 30.0 N
E) None of the above answers
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