University Physics with Modern Physics (14th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Momentum, Impulse, and Collision - Problems - Discussion Questions - Page 263: Q8.15


The smaller force could act for a longer time and have the same effect.

Work Step by Step

According to equation 8.7, a net force of 2 N acting for 0.50 s provides the same impulse as a net force of 4 N acting for 0.25 s.
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