A 51-g rubber ball is released from rest and falls vertically onto a steel plate. The ball strikes the plate and is in contact with it for 0.5 ms.
The ball rebounds elastically and returns to its original height. The time interval for the round trip is 3.00 s. What is the magnitude of the
average force that the plate exerted on the ball?
2490 N
1500 N
2000 N
3500 N
3000 N

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