Problem: A. A meteorite of mass 1500 kg moves with a speed of 0.700c . Find the magnitude of its momentum p. Express your answer in kilograms times meters per second to three significant figures.B. What is the total energy E of the meteorite?C. What would the energy of the meteorite be if it were at rest?D. What is the relativistic kinetic energy K of the meteorite when it travels at 0.700c ?

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A. A meteorite of mass 1500 kg moves with a speed of 0.700c . Find the magnitude of its momentum p. Express your answer in kilograms times meters per second to three significant figures.

B. What is the total energy E of the meteorite?

C. What would the energy of the meteorite be if it were at rest?

D. What is the relativistic kinetic energy K of the meteorite when it travels at 0.700c ?

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