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physics
A ball attached to the end of a string is whirled on a horizontal circle at constant speed. Consider the linear momentum, total energy, and kinetic energy of the ball throughout its motion. Which of the following statements is true? Both linear momentum and kinetic energy are...
January 6, 2010 by hilary

physics # 3
3. In a perfectly inelastic collision which of the following is conserved, (give the most accurate answer). a.) Linear momentum b.) Kinetic energy c.) Linear momentum d.) Total mechanical energy, (KE +PE) e.) Heat energy
August 7, 2007 by gomez

Physics
You drop an egg from rest with no air resistance. As it falls, a. only its momentum is conserved. b. only its kinetic energy is conserved. c. both its momentum and its mechanical energy are conserved. d. its mechanical energy is conserved, but its momentum is not conserved
March 5, 2011 by Joe

physics
12. Which of the following statements is correct for a particle moving in a horizontal circle with constant angular velocity? A. The linear momentum is constant but the kinetic energy varies. B. The kinetic energy is constant but the linear momentum varies. C. Both kinetic ...
November 1, 2013 by shanza

Physics - drwls?
A 2000 kg truck traveling north at 38 km/hr turns east and accelerates to 55 km/hr. What is the change in the truck's kinetic energy? What is the magnitude of the change in the linear momentum of the truck? What is the direction of the change in linear momentum of the truck? (...
March 19, 2007 by winterWX

physics
Determine for each of the following statements whether it is always true or can be false. In a perfectly inelastic collision, the kinetic energy is conserved. Kinetic energy is conserved in an elastic collision. Two objects of different masses but moving at the same velocity ...
March 2, 2012 by Katie

Physics
Find the linear momentum and kinetic energy of a bullet of mass 4.80e-2 kg moving at a speed of 320 m/s. I found the linear momentum to be 15.36 by doing m*v but I can't figure out the kinetic energy.
October 16, 2011 by Kellie

Physics.
What is the transfer mechanism of energy, momentum, and angular momentum?
November 27, 2011 by Kristin

Physics
A hydrogen atom is in its third excited state (n=4). Using Bohr theory of the atom calculate (a) the radius of the orbit, (b) the linear momentum of the electron, (c) the angular momentum of the electron (d) the kinetic energy (e) the potential energy, and (f) the total energy...
April 28, 2012 by Chi

physics
A gun is fired vertically into a 1.55 kg block of wood at rest directly above it. If the bullet has a mass of 21.0 g and a speed of 190 m/s, how high will the block rise into the air after the bullet becomes embedded in it? i don't even know where to begin... would it have ...
October 31, 2006 by Haley

physics
In a fully random distribution, we can determine the most probable state from what two quantities? Answer a. The number of particles and the net momentum. b. The number of particles and the total energy. c. The net momentum and the total energy. d. the total potential and the ...
October 15, 2010 by jim

Physics
A 1200 kg car is moving on the freeway at 65 mph. (A) find the magnitude of its momentum and its kinetic energy in SI units. (b) if a 2400 kg SUV has the same speed asthe 1200 kg car, how much momentum and kinetic energy does it have?
June 22, 2009 by Sarah

Physics
A bullet with a mass of 55 grams moving with a speed of 100 m/s slams into and wedges in a 1.9 kilogram block of wood supported by a string initially at rest. Which one, conservation of energy or conservation of momentum, can be applied to this situation? Why? I think it's ...
October 14, 2010 by Fred

physics
Which of the following statements is true for an inelastic collision? A. Both momentum and kinetic energy are conserved. B. Momentum is conserved, but kinetic energy is not conserved. C. Kinetic energy is conserved, but momentum is not conserved. D. The amount of momentum lost...
March 5, 2011 by Joe

Physics
Which of the following statements is true for an elastic collision? A. Both momentum and kinetic energy are conserved. B. Momentum is conserved, but kinetic energy is not conserved. C. Kinetic energy is conserved, but momentum is not conserved. D. The amount of momentum lost ...
March 5, 2011 by Joe

Physics
Object A has mass mA = 9 kg and initial momentum A,i = < 19, -7, 0 > kg · m/s, just before it strikes object B, which has mass mB = 12 kg. Just before the collision object B has initial momentum B,i = < 5, 6, 0 > kg · m/s. Consider a system consisting of both ...
November 21, 2010 by What does this even mean!?

physics
the speed of the fastest pitched baseball was 45 m/s, and the ball's mass was 145 g. (a) What was the magnitude of the momentum of this ball, and how many joules of kinetic energy did it have? (b) How fast would a 57 gram ball have to travel to have the same amount of (i) ...
October 28, 2009 by sarah

Physics Momentum
1) Two 1 kg balls move away from each other, one traveling 5 m/s to the right, the other 5 m/s to the left. What is the magnitude of the total momentum of the system? 2) Two 1000 kg cars drive east; the first moving at 20 m/s, the second at 40 m/s. What is the magnitude of the...
February 20, 2013 by Isis

physics
A cart of mass 340 g moving on a frictionless linear air track at an initial speed of 1.2 m/s undergoes an elastic collision with an initially stationary cart of unknown mass. After the collision the first cart continues in its original direction at .66m/s. a) what is the mass...
March 4, 2007 by Chris

Physics
A satellite of mass m is in Keplerian orbit around a parent body of mass M >>m. The satellite has total energy E and angular momentum l, where angular momentum is measured about the parent body and the zero of potential energy is at infinity. Detnermine the semimajor ...
May 10, 2011 by Carole

Physics
A satellite of mass m is in Keplerian orbit around a parent body of mass M >>m. The satellite has total energy E and angular momentum l, where angular momentum is measured about the parent body and the zero of potential energy is at infinity. Detnermine the semimajor ...
May 10, 2011 by Ferdinand

Physics
A satellite of mass m is in Keplerian orbit around a parent body of mass M >>m. The satellite has total energy E and angular momentum l, where angular momentum is measured about the parent body and the zero of potential energy is at infinity. Detnermine the semimajor ...
May 10, 2011 by Carole

physics
A skater spinning with angular speed of 1.5 rad/s draws in her outstretched arms thereby reducing her moment of inertia by a factor a 3. a) Find her final angular speed. b)What is the ratio of her final angular momentum to her initial angular momentum? c) Determine the ratio ...
December 2, 2010 by Kevin

Physics Please check my answer
1. Which of the following are conserved in a totally inelastic collision? Only momentum Only kinetic energy Both momentum and kinetic energy Neither momentum nor kinetic energy <--- It depends on the objects. 2. Two skaters stand face to face. Skater 1 has a mass of 55 kg, ...
January 11, 2014 by unknown

Physics
two objects collide when sliding on a fricitonless horizontal surface. Which quantity is conserved during their collision? a) velocity b) momentum of both objects c)energy d) momentum of each object isn't c) or b) correct? I really think it's c)
November 14, 2007 by Andrea

Physics Work and Energy, Momentum
Let g be the acceleration due to gravity at the surface of a planet of radius R. Which of the following is a dimensionally correct formula for the minimum kinetic energy K that a projectile of mass m must have at the planet's surface if the projectile is to escape from the ...
May 13, 2007 by Kelly

physics
i need some help wih this, thanks!! Blocks A and B are moving toward each other along the x axis. A has a mass of 2.0 kg and a velocity of 50 m/s ( in the positive x direction ), while B has a mass of 4.0 kg and a velocity of -25 m/s ( in the negative x direction). They suffer...
August 7, 2007 by Damon

physics
When a cannon fires a cannonball, the cannon will recoil backward because the a) energy of the cannonball and the cannon is conserved b) momentum of the cannonball and cannon is conserved c)energy of the cannon is greater than the energy of the cannonball d) momentum of the ...
October 24, 2007 by Tammy

Physics please explain
In the quantum mechanical picture of the hydrogen atom, the orbital angular momentum of the electron may be zero in any of the possible energy states. For which energy state must the orbital angular momentum be zero? n = 1 n = 2 n = 3 n = 4 Give your reasoning. I am not sure ...
December 14, 2007 by Mary

physics
write down in terms of the mass m and the velocity v of the body, expressions for i) momentum ii) the kinetic energy use your answer to (b) to help calculate the mass and the velocity of the ball momentum is mass*velocity Kinetic energy is 1/2 mass*velocity squared.
October 16, 2006 by Kim

physics
Let a force of 1500 Newtons act through a distance of 200 meters on a 1500 kg car which starts from rest. a. What is the work done? b. What is the final velocity? c. What is the car's momentum? d. What is the car's change in momentum? e. What is the car's Kinetic Energy? f. ...
November 14, 2011 by Ryan

physics-help please........
The momentum and the kinetic energy of particle A is eight times and nine times the momentum and the kinetic energy of particle B, respectively. What is the ratio of the mass of particle A to that of particle B?
October 30, 2011 by lost

Science
We are studying energy my questions What happens to the momentum of a car when it comes to a stop? The momentum is transfered to the Earth. Momentum is always conserved. What happens to the momentum of a car when it comes to a stop?
January 9, 2007 by Mae

physics
please check my answers what are the SI units for momentum? kg*m/s which of the following is not involved in hitting a tennis ball? a. kinetic energy b. chemical potential energy c. gravitational potential energy d. elastic potential energy i picked B How much power is ...
February 16, 2009 by y912f

momentum/impulse
The following data concerns a tennis ball at a given instant before it is struck by a tennis racket; horizontal momentum of tennis ball= 2.4Ns kinetic energy of ball= 45J a) why is correct to give the direction of the momentum but not the kinetic energy b) write down in terms ...
October 15, 2006 by Kim

PHYSICS! PLEASE!
The following data concerns a tennis ball at a given instant before it is struck by a tennis racket; horizontal momentum of tennis ball= 2.4Ns kinetic energy of ball= 45J a) why is correct to give the direction of the momentum but not the kinetic energy b) write down in terms ...
October 15, 2006 by Kim

physics
work & energy homework problems: please help me =] my teacher is bad a teaching how to do stuff =/ 1)A 5.000kg plastic ball moves with a velocity of 10.00 m/s x. It collides with a second plastic ball of mass of 10.00kg at rest. The collision is completely elastic. find: a)the...
December 16, 2007 by alissa

Physics
When a skydiver jumps from a plane and achieves terminal speed. Which quantity remains constant? (a) Momentum (b) kinetic energy (c) potential energy (d) both a and b (e) both a and c I say kinetic energy, am i right?
April 4, 2009 by James

Physics
Please Help ! A child throws a snowball at a tree and it sticks to the tree. Does this motion defy the Law of Conservation of Momentum? Explain. The Law of Conservation of Energy states: "If there is no net force acting on a system of objects, the total momentum in that system...
November 9, 2009 by Rachel

PHYSICS - PLEASE HELP
Part A: A cardinal (Richmondena cardinalis) of mass 4.50×10^−2 kg and a baseball of mass 0.142 kg have the same kinetic energy. What is the ratio of the cardinal's magnitude p(c) of momentum to the magnitude p(b) of the baseball's momentum? Part B: A man weighing 650 N ...
November 28, 2012 by Mary

PHYSICS - PLEASE HELP
Part A: A cardinal (Richmondena cardinalis) of mass 4.50×10^−2 kg and a baseball of mass 0.142 kg have the same kinetic energy. What is the ratio of the cardinal's magnitude p(c) of momentum to the magnitude p(b) of the baseball's momentum? Part B: A man weighing 650 N ...
November 30, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
Which one of the following statements is true for two bodies having same kinetic energy but different masses? a. they have same velocity b. they have same momentum c. the momentum of smaller mass body is smaller than the other d. the momentum of smaller mass body is larger ...
June 14, 2012 by Jeremy

physics
Consider a single photon of red laser light, with wavelength of 633 nm (nano is 10-9). What energy does this carry? What momentum? How does the energy compare to typical atomic energies of a few times 10-19 J?
April 17, 2011 by maggie

Physics
Part A: A cardinal (Richmondena cardinalis) of mass 4.50×10^−2 kg and a baseball of mass 0.142 kg have the same kinetic energy. What is the ratio of the cardinal's magnitude p(c) of momentum to the magnitude p(b) of the baseball's momentum? Part B: A man weighing 650 N ...
November 27, 2012 by Mary

Physics
Part A: A cardinal (Richmondena cardinalis) of mass 4.50×10^−2 kg and a baseball of mass 0.142 kg have the same kinetic energy. What is the ratio of the cardinal's magnitude p(c) of momentum to the magnitude p(b) of the baseball's momentum? Part B: A man weighing 650 N ...
November 28, 2012 by M

physics
(a) What is the frequency of a photon whose energy is 3.5 times the rest energy of an electron? (b) What would be the linear momentum of the photon?
April 27, 2012 by joe

Physics - drwls
Posted by winterWX on Monday, March 19, 2007 at 11:51pm. A 2600 kg truck traveling north at 38 km/hr turns east and accelerates to 55 km/hr. What is the change in the truck's kinetic energy? What is the magnitude of the change in the linear momentum of the truck? What is the ...
March 22, 2007 by winterWX

Physics
A skater spinning with angular speed of 1.5 rad/s draws in her outstretched arms thereby reducing her moment of inertia by a factor a 3. a) Find her angular speed. b)What is the ratio of her final angular momentum to her initial angular momentum? c)Did her mechanical energy ...
December 2, 2010 by Tarren

Physics
Neutrons have a rest mass of 1.6749*10-27 kg (equivalent to 939.6 MeV). If a certain neutron has a total energy of 949 MeV, what are its relativistic mass energy in MeV, its speed in m/s, its kinetic energy in MeV, and its momentum in kg.m.s-1?
November 28, 2013 by Jane

Physical science
Is it possible for an object to have more kinetic energy but less momentum than the other object? Less kinetic energy but more momentum? *i know the answer to both questions is yes, however, i cannot think of examples ??
February 11, 2012 by Jess

Physics ~MOMENTUM~
a) what is the momentum of a 4.6 kg baseball moving at 1.4 m/s? b) a child is running with a velocity of 4.5 m/s and has a momentum of 120 kgm/s. What is the child's mass? ~formula~ P=mv help please!!!
February 16, 2013 by Isis

Physics (MOMENTUM)
Please, help me answer this question. Two balls are moving in the same direction. Ball A has half the mass of ball B, and is moving at twice its speed. (a) Which ball has the greater momentum? (b) Which ball has greater kinetic energy? Thank you.
May 2, 2013 by Kathy

College Physics
The electron-volt, eV, is a unit of energy (1eV = 1.602 ·10–19 J, 1 MeV = 1.602 ·10–13 J). Since the unit of momentum is an energy unit divided by a velocity unit, nuclear physicists usually specify momenta of nuclei in units of MeV/c, where c is the speed of light (c = 2.998...
October 13, 2013 by Kimmy

physics
A hydrogen atom is in its n = 6 excited state. Determine, according to quantum mechanics, each of the following: (a) The total energy =eV (b) The magnitude of the maximum angular momentum the electron can have in this state =J s (c) The maximum value that the z component of ...
December 1, 2006 by MIke

physics
A hydrogen atom is in its n = 6 excited state. Determine, according to quantum mechanics, each of the following: (a) The total energy =eV (b) The magnitude of the maximum angular momentum the electron can have in this state =J s (c) The maximum value that the z component of ...
December 2, 2006 by MIke

Physics
An electron has a total energy of 2.8 MeV. What is its momentum?
May 6, 2009 by Anonymous

physics
Hello, I'm trying to figure out which of the following statements are TRUE. I suspect that 2, 6, 8 are true...and that there is one more that is true, but not sure which one? Thanks! It is impossible to have a collision between two objects in which the center-of-mass of the ...
October 29, 2011 by John

Physics
Hello, I'm trying to figure out which of the following statements are TRUE. I suspect that 2, 6, 8 are true...and that there is one more that is true, but not sure which one? Thanks! It is impossible to have a collision between two objects in which the center-of-mass of the ...
October 29, 2011 by Anonymous

Physics
Consider an isolated system consisting of two masses, each of which has a velocity vector in two dimensions. When these two masses collide the total momentum of the system is conserved. (a) Show that if the total momentum of the system is conserved then the component momenta ...
March 30, 2014 by Tim

Physics
Two objects are mocing about so that their total momentum is zero. What can be said about their kinetic energy? Choose the most descriptive answer. a. the kinetic energy must be greater than zero b. the kinetic energy must be negative c. the kinetic energy must be equal to or ...
March 21, 2011 by Paige

special relativity
A projectile of rest mass M1, total energy E1, and momentum p1, is directed at a stationary target of mass m2. Find the the velocity of the centre-of-momentum frame .
June 7, 2011 by Deforest

Please help with Physics Quickly
1. How are impulse and momentum related? (Points : 1) Impulse is the change in momentum of an object. Momentum is the change in impulse acting on an object. Impulse and momentum are always equal in magnitude. Impulse and momentum are the same thing. Question 2. 2. Which of ...
January 27, 2014 by Anna

Physics
A 125 ball has a kinetic energy 33.6 What is the magnitude of it's momentum? What is the speed?
December 5, 2012 by Amanda

physics
. If the momentum of an object is tripled, its kinetic energy will change by what factor?
October 19, 2013 by fola

Physics
fill in the blank ( Energy and momentum unit) 1. the work done to stretch a spring is not equal to the to force multiplied by displacement because force is ____ as the spring stretches 2. A child goes down a slide at the playground, gaining speed as she goes. Her momentum ____...
July 3, 2014 by Liz

physics
Car 1 approaches an intersection with a momentum of p1i=(11,000 kg*m/s)x + (-370 kg*m/s)y. Car 2 approaches the same intersection with momentum p2i= (4,000 kg*m/s)x + (2470 kg*m/s)y. The cars collide and immediately the momentum of Car2 is p2f= (2100 kg*m/s)y. What is the ...
October 13, 2010 by Anonymous

Physics
Bernoulli's equation is an expression of: the conservation of mass the conservation of total energy the conservation of kinetic energy the conservation of momentum the conservation of velocity My ans: the equation states that it should be a constant when there is a streamline ...
December 2, 2009 by Nikita

physics
a 2.5 kg rifle fires a 20 g bullet at 400 m/s. What is the magnitude of the recoil velocity of the rifle? I still don't understand. Could you please help with a formula? Thank you. physics - drwls, Monday, February 7, 2011 at 6:38pm Try using conservation of momentum. recoil ...
February 7, 2011 by Sejul

Physics - Momentum
Define momentum qualitatively and quanititatively. (qualitatively - a measure of an object's mass to resist changes in its velocity or acceleration. Is this correct? How do I define momentum quantitatively)
August 25, 2010 by Shaila

physics
Suppose a ball of putty moving horizontally with 1kg.m/s of momentum collides and sticks to an identical ball of puffy moving vertically with 1 kg.m/s of momentum. Why is their combined momentum not simply the arithmetic sum, 2 kg.m/s?
November 8, 2013 by Anonymous

Physics - Angular Momentum
When the angular momentum changes, the 'change' in the angular momentum vector (ie. dL) is ____. [a.] perpendicular to the torque vector. [b.] parallel to the angular momentum vector. [c.] parallel to the torque vector. .. im confused on this one.. i think it's [A]. am i right...
April 8, 2007 by COFFEE

physics(check my answer)
A 60.0 kg person bends his knees and then jumps straight up. After his feet leave the floor, his motion is unaffected by air resistance and his center of mass rises by a maximum of 14.9 cm. Model the floor as completely solid and motionless. (a) Does the floor impart impulse ...
March 31, 2010 by phys

physics
Two astronauts, each having a mass of 78.5 kg, are connected by a 10.0-m rope of negligible mass. They are isolated in space, moving in circles around the point halfway between them at a speed of 5.50 m/s. Treating the astronauts as particles, calculate each of the following...
December 1, 2012 by heather

Physics
A photon of energy E strikes an electron at rest undergoes pair production, producing a positive electron(positron) and an electron, photon+electron produce positron+electron+electron The two electrons and the positron move off with identical momenta in the direction of the ...
March 22, 2011 by Abby

Physics
Two rollerbladers throw a frisbie back and forth on a frictionless surface. Which does not change? a. Momentum of an individual rollerblader b. Momentum of the frisbie c. Momentum of the system consisting of the frisbie and rollerbladers throwing the ball d. Momentum of the ...
April 12, 2009 by Jacob

Physics
A solid metal ball and a hollow plastic ball of the same external radius are released from rest in a large vacuum chamber. When each has fallen 1 m, they both have the same 1. momentum. 2. inertia. 3. speed. 4. change in potential energy. 5. kinetic energy.
December 2, 2012 by Emily

Physics (very long question)
Two astronauts (Fig. P8.68), each having a mass of 84.0 kg, are connected by a 10.0 m rope of negligible mass. They are isolated in space, moving in circles around the point halfway betwen them at a speed of 5.80 m/s. Treating the astronauts as particles, calculate each of the...
November 18, 2010 by Anonymous

Physics
A 0.25-kg ball is attached to a 26-cm piece of string. The ball is first raised so that the string is taut and horizontal, then the ball is released so that, at the bottom of its swing, it undergoes an elastic head-on collision with a 0.21-kg ball that is free to roll along a ...
April 28, 2009 by Lucy X

physics
Two hypothetical planets of masses m1 and m2 and radii r1 and r2, respectively, are nearly at rest when they are an infinite distance apart. Because of their gravitational attraction, they head toward each other on a collision course. Note: Both the energy and momentum of the ...
March 11, 2011 by Rachel

dyanamics
Which one of the following statements is correct? (a) Energy and work are scalars (b) Force and work are vectors (c) Energy, momentum and velocity are vectors (d) Force, momentum and velocity are scalars
August 3, 2012 by raja

physics
5. An object that has kinetic energy must have A) momentum. B) acceleration. C) a force applied to it. D) All of these. E) None of these.
February 21, 2012 by britches

physics
5. An object that has kinetic energy must have A) momentum. B) acceleration. C) a force applied to it. D) All of these. E) None of these.
February 21, 2012 by britches

physics
let p and E denote the linear momentum and energy of emitted photon respectively if the wavelength of incident radiation is increased----
February 27, 2013 by prasad

physics conservation of momentum
A 0.5 kg ball is thrown horizontally towards a wall with a speed of 10 m/s. The initial velocity is chosen to be the positive x-direction for this question. The ball horizontally rebounds back from the wall with a speed of 10 m/s in the negative x-direction. What is momentum ...
November 8, 2008 by rachel

Physics
A nucleus, initially at rest, decays radioactivly, leaving a residual nucleus. In the process, it emits two paricles horizontally: an electron with momentum 9.0 x 10^-21 kg m/s [E] and a neutrino with momentum 4.8 x 10^-21 kg m/s [S]. In what direction does the residual ...
November 5, 2010 by Jordge

physics
refer to a situation where you exert a force F on a crate of mass M, moving it at a speed v a distance d across a floor in a time interval t. The quantity F d/t is? a.)kinetic energy of the crate b.)potential energy of the crate c.)linear momentum of the crate d.)work you do ...
July 30, 2011 by Tarissa

physics
refer to a situation where you exert a force F on a crate of mass M, moving it at a speed v a distance d across a floor in a time interval t. The quantity F d/t is? a.)kinetic energy of the crate b.)potential energy of the crate c.)linear momentum of the crate d.)work you do ...
July 30, 2011 by Tarissa

physics
refer to a situation where you exert a force F on a crate of mass M, moving it at a speed v a distance d across a floor in a time interval t. The quantity F d/t is? a.)kinetic energy of the crate b.)potential energy of the crate c.)linear momentum of the crate d.)work you do ...
July 30, 2011 by Tarissa

physics
refer to a situation where you exert a force F on a crate of mass M, moving it at a speed v a distance d across a floor in a time interval t. The quantity F d/t is? a.)kinetic energy of the crate b.)potential energy of the crate c.)linear momentum of the crate d.)work you do ...
July 30, 2011 by Tarissa

physics
a superball of mass .125 kg is dropped onto a concrete floor from a height of 1m it bounces back at a height of .9m. What is the net force acting on the ball before and after its released? Work done by the net force while the ball is falling until just before it hits the floor...
October 1, 2011 by kate

physics
5. An object that has kinetic energy must have ____________________. A) momentum. B) acceleration. C) a force applied to it. D) All of these. E) None of these.
February 23, 2012 by britches

physics
A 5.00 g bullet moving with an initial speed of 340 m/s is fired into and passes through a 1.00 kg block. The block, initially at rest on a frictionless, horizontal surface, is connected to a spring of force constant 860 N/m. (a) If the block moves 5.50 cm to the right after ...
March 23, 2009 by Jennifer

Physics
According to conservation of momentum, when two objects collide, the momentum lost by one object equals the momentum gained by the other. Give a common-sense, non-mathematical explanation of the connection between Newton’s 3rd law and momentum conservation. In other words,make...
March 28, 2011 by Tammy

Physics
According to conservation of momentum, when two objects collide, the momentum lost by one object equals the momentum gained by the other. Give a common-sense, non-mathematical explanation of the connection between Newton’s 3rd law and momentum conservation. In other words,make...
March 26, 2011 by Tammy

Physics - Momentum
Under what circumstances is the change in momentum of a system equal to zero?
September 1, 2010 by Shaila

physics
Using that velocity, and the information from above, compare the total momentum just before the collision with the total momentum after the collision. (again let the masses of the balls be m) , it is a lab question , i was just wondering what formula to use for the momentum
June 7, 2014 by grey

physics
Explain how a parachutist's loss of momentum on landing is consistent with the principle of conservation of momentum?
September 5, 2012 by Mariam

Physics-Momentum
Baseball 0.14 kg moving at 35 m/s. Momentum of the ball? this should be easy b/c i know p=m*v but i get 4.9 kgm/s and it's wrong.....
January 7, 2013 by Sierra

Physics
I think I chose the correct answer. In a closed system, two carts have a compressed spring between them. One of the carts has a total mass, including its contents, of 2.0 kg, and the other has total mass of 1.0 kg. Which cart experiences the momentum change of greater ...
February 3, 2014 by Laura Khoshaba (Me and I)

Physics
A pitcher claims he can throw a 0.157 kg baseball with as much momentum as a 1.5 g bullet moving with a speed of 1.50 multiplied by 103 m/s. (a) What must the baseball's speed be if the pitcher's claim is valid? m/s (b) Which has greater kinetic energy, the ball or the bullet...
November 6, 2010 by matt

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