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Intro to Conservation of Momentum

#### Q. 1. A truck going 15 km/h has a head-on collision with a small car going 30 km/h. Which statement best describes the situation?A. The truck has the ...

Solved • Feb 26, 2021

Intro to Conservation of Momentum

#### Q. The collision between a hammer and a nail can be considered to be approximately elastic. Calculate the kinetic energy acquired by a 13-g nail when ...

Solved • Feb 10, 2021

Intro to Conservation of Momentum

#### Q. While standing on a basketball court, you throw a ball to a teammate. Why do you not move backwards as a result? Is the law of conservation of mome...

Solved • Oct 12, 2020

Intro to Conservation of Momentum

#### Q. When we say that momentum is "conserved," we mean A) The momentum of an object is the same before and after a collision. B) The momentum of the uni...

Solved • Jun 2, 2020

Intro to Conservation of Momentum

#### Q. Chuck and Jackie stand on separate carts, both of which can slide without friction. The combined mass of Chuck and his cart, mcart, is identical to...

Solved • May 21, 2020

Intro to Conservation of Momentum

#### Q. 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...

Solved • May 18, 2020

Intro to Conservation of Momentum

#### Q. In this problem we will consider the collision of two cars initially moving at right angles. We assume that after the collision the cars stick toge...

Solved • May 13, 2020

Intro to Conservation of Momentum

#### Q. A 0.5 kg ball is thrown horizontally towards a wall with a speed of 10 m/s. The initial velocity is chosen to be the positive x -direction for this...

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

Intro to Conservation of Momentum

#### Q. A baseball is thrown vertically upward and feels no air resistance. As it is rising:A) Its kinetic energy is conserved, but its momentum is not con...

Solved • Apr 22, 2020

Intro to Conservation of Momentum

#### Q. a) An 80 kg quarterback jumps straight up in the air right before throwing a 0.43 kg football horizontally at 15 m/s. How fast will he be moving ba...

Solved • Apr 10, 2020

Intro to Conservation of Momentum

#### Q. Two ice skaters, Paula and Ricardo, push off from each other. Ricardo weighs more than Paula.a. Which skater, if either, has the greater momentum a...

Solved • Apr 8, 2020

Intro to Conservation of Momentum

#### Q. a. If Olaf catches the ball, initially moving at a speed of 10.8 m / s, with what speed vf do Olaf and the ball move afterward? Olaf's mass is 70kg...

Solved • Apr 8, 2020

Intro to Conservation of Momentum

#### Q. On a frictionless horizontal air table, puck A (with mass 0.249 kg ) is moving toward puck B (with mass 0.371 kg ), which is initially at rest. Aft...

Solved • Mar 25, 2020

Intro to Conservation of Momentum

#### Q. A student standing on a stationary skateboard tosses a textbook with a mass of mb = 1.3 kg to a friend standing in front of him. The student and th...

Solved • Mar 18, 2020

Intro to Conservation of Momentum

#### Q. You drop an egg from rest with no air resistance. As it falls: A. Only its momentum is conserved, B. Only its kinetic energy is conserved. C. Bo...

Solved • May 4, 2017

Intro to Conservation of Momentum

#### Q. A small light car collides head-on with a large heavy truck. Which of the following statements is correct about what happens as a result of the col...

Solved • Jan 30, 2017