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Explain why a bullet with a mass of 15 grams and a velocity of 400 m/s has more momentum than you at rest. Calculate the momentum for both.

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    momentum = mass x velocity.
    For you, velocity = 0; therefore, momentum is zero.

    For the bullet, it has mass AND velocity; therefore, it has momentum.

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