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Problem: A hockey puck is traveling to the left with a velocity of v1 =10 m/s when it is struck by a hockey stick and given a velocity of v2 =20 m/s as shown. Determine the magnitude of the net impulse exerted by the hockey stick on the puck. The puck has a mass of 0.2 kg

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Impulse is expressed as:

Impulse=Favt=mv, m is the mass of the hockey puck and Δv is the change in velocity. 

The initial velocity is:

v0 = v1i

Let's take velocity to the right to be positive and to the left to be negative.

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A hockey puck is traveling to the left with a velocity of v1 =10 m/s when it is struck by a hockey stick and given a velocity of v2 =20 m/s as shown. Determine the magnitude of the net impulse exerted by the hockey stick on the puck. The puck has a mass of 0.2 kg

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