Intro to Impulse Video Lessons

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Problem: It is correct to say that impulse is equal toA. momentum.B. the change in momentum.C. the force multiplied by the distance the force acts.D. all of the aboveE. none of the above

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Impulse = Ft

From Newton's second law:

$\begin{array}{rcl}\mathbf{F}& \mathbf{=}& \mathbf{m}\mathbf{a}\\ & \mathbf{=}& \mathbf{m}\mathbf{∆}\mathbf{v}\mathbf{/}\mathbf{t}\\ \mathbf{F}\mathbf{t}& \mathbf{=}& \mathbf{m}\mathbf{∆}\mathbf{v}\end{array}$

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Problem Details

It is correct to say that impulse is equal to

A. momentum.

B. the change in momentum.

C. the force multiplied by the distance the force acts.

D. all of the above

E. none of the above