Question
What is the acceleration of a 5000-kg rocket taking off from the Moon, where the acceleration due to gravity is only $1.6\textrm{ m/s}^2$ , if the rocket expels 8.00 kg of gas per second at an exhaust velocity of $2.20\times 10^{3}\textrm{ m/s}$?
$1.9\textrm{ m/s}^2$
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