College Physics (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32160-183-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32160-183-4

Chapter 6 - Linear Momentum and Collisions - Learning Path Questions and Exercises - Multiple Choice Questions - Page 213: 1


(b) Linear momentum has units of $\mathrm{kg.m/s}$.

Work Step by Step

Momentum is a product of mass and velocity which gives it a unit of $\mathrm{kg.m/s}$. In terms of $\mathrm{N}$ which effectively is $\mathrm{kg.m/s^2}$, momentum is $\mathrm{N.s}$.
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