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Problem: 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 unitC) more than 1 unit. D) not enough information 

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From the conservation of momentum:

mgvgf+Final bowlb moment=Initial golf moment+initial bowlb moment

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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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