# College Physics

What is the momentum of an automobile (weight = 9700 N) when it is moving at 36 m/s to the south?

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1. momentum = mass * velocity
thus we first get the mass by dividing the weight by g.
m = W/g
m = 9700/9.81
m = 988.8 kg
thus,
momentum = p = mv
p = 988.8 * 36
p = 35596.8 kg*m/s

hope this helps~ :)

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