Problem: A 3.00-kg steel ball strikes a wall with a speed of 10.0 m/s at an angle of θ = 60.0° with the surface. It bounces off with the same speed and angle as shown in the figure. If the ball is in contact with the wall for 0.200 s, what is the average force exerted by the wall on the ball?

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A 3.00-kg steel ball strikes a wall with a speed of 10.0 m/s at an angle of θ = 60.0° with the surface. It bounces off with the same speed and angle as shown in the figure. If the ball is in contact with the wall for 0.200 s, what is the average force exerted by the wall on the ball?

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