From the conservation of momentum:
A golf ball moving forward with 1 unit of momentum strikes and bounces backward off a heavy bowling ball that is initially at rest and free to move. The bowling ball is set in motion with a momentum of
A) less than 1 unit.
B) 1 unit
C) more than 1 unit.
D) not enough information
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