Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Part 8 - Multiple-Choice Practice Exam: 10

Answer

Compared with the Newtonian momentum p = mv, the momentum of an object traveling at high speed is greater.

Work Step by Step

The relativistic formula for momentum, $p = \gamma mv$, is greater than the classical formula $p = mv$. This is discussed on page 677.
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