posted by .

1) Two identical automobiles have the same speed, one traveling east and one traveling west. Do these cars have the same momentum? Explain.

No. Same car, same mass, same speed, but different velocity.

correct. Momentum is a vector.

## Similar Questions

1. ### physics

Which one of the following statements is true for two bodies having same kinetic energy but different masses?
2. ### Physics - Momentum of cars at intersection

Two cars of identical mass are approaching the same intersection, one from the south and the one from the west. They reach the intersection at the same time and collide. The cars lock together and move away at an angle of 22deg counterclockwise …
3. ### Physics - Momentum of cars at intersection

Car A(1750kg) traveling due south and car B (1450kg)due east. They reach the same intersection at the same time and collide. The cars lock together and move off at 35.8km/h[E31.6degS]. What was the velocity of each car before the collided?
4. ### physics

a car traveling in a large circle passes by a motorcycle that is traveling in a straight line from North to South. both of their speedometers read 10m/s. which statement below is true?
5. ### physical science

a car traveling in a lage circlepasses by a motorcycle that is trveling in a straight line north to south.both of their speedometers read 10m/s.which statement is true; a: the car and motorcycle have the same speed ,but different velocities,b:the …
6. ### physics

Two identical cars have the same speed, one traveling east and one traveling west. Do the cars have the same momentum?
7. ### physics

Consider two cars, one a compact model (m = 781 kg) and the other an SUV (m = 2483 kg). The SUV is traveling at 15 m/s, while the compact car is traveling at an unknown speed v. If the two cars have the same momentum, what is v?
8. ### physics

Please decide which of the following statements for car collisions are true or false. 1)Crumple zones on cars are parts of the front of the car that are designed to receive maximum deformation during a head-on collision. The essential …
9. ### phsc

Two identical cars have the same speef one traveling east and one traveling west.Do the cars have the same momentum ?
10. ### Physics

Two cars pass each other traveling at the same speed. One car has a constant velocity of 18.0 m/s east. The other car has a constant acceleration of 3.00 m/s^2, west. How much time will have elapsed until the cars are 128 m apart?

More Similar Questions