College Physics (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0073512141
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-214-3

Chapter 1 - Problems - Page 21: 46


The units of momentum are $\frac{kg \cdot m}{s}$

Work Step by Step

Let $u$ be the units of momentum. Then; $\frac{u^2}{kg} = \frac{kg~m^2}{s^2}$ $u^2 = \frac{kg^2~m^2}{s^2}$ $u = \sqrt{\frac{kg^2~m^2}{s^2}}$ $u = \frac{kg \cdot m}{s}$ The units of momentum are $\frac{kg \cdot m}{s}$.
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