Problem: A 200 kg weather rocket is loaded with 100 kg of fuel and fired straight up. It accelerates upward at 35 m/s2 for 33 s, then runs out of fuel. Ignore any air resistance effects.What is the rockets maximum altitude?How long is the rocket in the air before hitting the ground?

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A 200 kg weather rocket is loaded with 100 kg of fuel and fired straight up. It accelerates upward at 35 m/s2 for 33 s, then runs out of fuel. Ignore any air resistance effects.

What is the rockets maximum altitude?

How long is the rocket in the air before hitting the ground?

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