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Flight of a Rocket A rocket having mass and carrying fuel of mass takes off vertically from the earth's surface. The fuel is burned at the constant rate of , and
the gas is expelled at a constant velocity of relative to the rocket, where and . If the external force acting on the rocket is a constant gravitational field, then the height of the rocket seconds after liftoff is
a. Find expressions for the velocity and acceleration of the rocket at any time after liftoff.
b. What are the velocity and acceleration of the rocket at burnout (that is, when ).
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