# Problem: Write an expression for the kinetic energy of an object in terms of its momentum p and inertia m. Express your answer in terms of the variables p and m.

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In this problem, we'll derive an expression for the kinetic energy in terms of momentum, p and inertia, m.

Kinetic energy:

$\overline{){\mathbf{K}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{1}}{\mathbf{2}}{{\mathbf{mv}}}^{{\mathbf{2}}}}$

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Write an expression for the kinetic energy of an object in terms of its momentum p and inertia m. Express your answer in terms of the variables p and m.

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