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 - Questions: 3

Answer

The person sticks to the Earth, and the Earth picks up some momentum.

Work Step by Step

The total momentum (person + Earth) is unchanged. Because of the Earth’s huge mass, its extra momentum is not noticeable.
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