College physics

posted by .

If you throw a ball horizontally while standing on a skateboard, you roll backward with a momentum that matches that of the ball. Will you roll backward if you hold onto the ball while going through the motions of throwing it? Explain in terms of momentum conservation.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. 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 …
  2. physics

    A baseball of mass 250g, pitched with a speed of 40m/s, is caught by a catcher, whose glove moves backward 0.25m while stopping the ball. a)what is the kenetic energy of the ball?
  3. Physics

    A ball rolls down an incline at a constant acceleration of 2 m/s^2. What is the velocity of the ball after 8.5 s?
  4. Physics for Life science

    You are on a skateboard of mass 5.00kg with a ball in hands (mass of the ball is 600kg). You throw the ball forward horizontally and find that you recoil back with 2.0m/s. What is the forward speed of the ball?
  5. phyics

    A ball is placed at the top of a hill of incline 60.0 degrees. The ball is allowed to roll for 12.0 seconds. How far will the ball roll during this period?
  6. physics

    If we are running on a threadmill with a speed such that I appear stationary and throw a ball, will the ball go further as compared to one who throws the ball while he is standing stationary. The concern is that though I appear stationary …
  7. physics

    A spherical bowling ball with mass m = 4.1 kg and radius R = 0.116 m is thrown down the lane with an initial speed of v = 8.9 m/s. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the sliding ball and the ground is ¦Ì = 0.34. Once the …
  8. PHYSIcs!!!

    You want to figure out how fast you can throw a ball, but don't have access to a radar gun. You measure the height from the ground to your hand as you throw and discover that when you throw a ball it leaves your hand at a height of …
  9. science

    In the diagram above, the arrows represent momentum. A larger arrow indicates more momentum. Which of the following best describes how the balls will move after ball A collides with ball B?
  10. Physics I (Classical)

    Three students have been studying relative motion and decide to do an experiment to demonstrate their knowledge. The experiment plan calls for Jane to drive her pickup in a straight line across the parking lot at a constant speed of …

More Similar Questions