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Problem: A slowly moving ship can have a greater momentum than a fast-moving racing car when _______.a) its mass is greater than the mass of the carb) its mass times velocity is greater than that of the car.c) it drifts toward a distant port.d) its speed is greater than the speed of the car.

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We are required to compare the momentum of objects moving at different velocities. 

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p=mv

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A slowly moving ship can have a greater momentum than a fast-moving racing car when _______.

a) its mass is greater than the mass of the car

b) its mass times velocity is greater than that of the car.

c) it drifts toward a distant port.

d) its speed is greater than the speed of the car.

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