A student hits the cork sharply with her fist and the bottom of the bottle breaks. The student's fist has a mass of m = 0.480 kg and moves downward at a speed of v_i = 5.00 m/s. It collides elastically with the cork and rebounds with the same speed. The collision lasts for t = 1.20×10−4 s. In this problem, the positive direction is upward.
a). What is the magnitude of the force exerted on the bottom of the bottle?
Express your answer in newtons to four significant figures.
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