Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 7 - Linear Momentum - Problems: 22

Answer

1.5 $\frac{kg \cdot m}{s}$

Work Step by Step

To find the impulse, calculate the change in momentum. Let the positive direction be the direction of the paper’s motion. $$\Delta p = m \Delta v = (0.50 kg)(3.0 \frac{m}{s}-0) =1.5 \frac{kg \cdot m}{s}$$
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