Problem: A baseball of mass 0.190 kg moving at 30.0 m/s strikes the glove of a catcher. The glove recoils a distance of 8.00 cm. The magnitude of the average force applied by the ball on the glove is A) 71.3 N B) 1.07 x 103 N C) 0.731 N D) 10.7 N E) 2.14 x 103 N

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A baseball of mass 0.190 kg moving at 30.0 m/s strikes the glove of a catcher. The glove recoils a distance of 8.00 cm. The magnitude of the average force applied by the ball on the glove is

A) 71.3 N

B) 1.07 x 103 N

C) 0.731 N

D) 10.7 N

E) 2.14 x 103 N

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