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: 2


The heavy object.

Work Step by Step

The momentum of an object can be expressed in terms of its KE. $$p = mv = \sqrt{m^{2}v^{2}} = \sqrt{(2m) (\frac{1}{2}mv^{2})} = \sqrt{(2 m)(KE)}$$ We see that if 2 objects have the same KE, the more massive object has a larger momentum.
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