momentun and it's conservations

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suppose you are sitting on a boat that is motion-less on the water, what happens when someone nearby tosses a watermelon, assuming you catch it? explain this according to the law of conservation of momentum

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    Luis answered below.
    Momentum of watermelon/ boat system remains the same before and after
    Momentum watermelon before + zero momentum of boat before = momentum of boat/watermelon sum after.

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