# Momentum and Collisions

- Created by: Qiao-Chu
- Created on: 06-04-13 23:37

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Momentum(kg m/s) = Mass(kg) x Velocity(m/s)

All moving objects have momentum.

The greater the mass and the greater its velocity, the more momentum it has.

Momentum is a vector quantity and has size and direction.

'Momentum before = momentum after' in a closed system = Conservation of momentum.

- Two skaters skate towards each other.
- Skater A is 80kg and is moving at 2m/s.
- Skater B is 60kg and is moving at 1.5m/s.
- Total momentum before collision = (80x2)+(60x-1.5)
- =70kg m/s
- Total momentum…

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# Momentum and Collisions

- Created by: Qiao-Chu
- Created on: 06-04-13 23:37

Momentum(kg m/s) = Mass(kg) x Velocity(m/s)

All moving objects have momentum.

The greater the mass and the greater its velocity, the more momentum it has.

Momentum is a vector quantity and has size and direction.

'Momentum before = momentum after' in a closed system = Conservation of momentum.

- Two skaters skate towards each other.
- Skater A is 80kg and is moving at 2m/s.
- Skater B is 60kg and is moving at 1.5m/s.
- Total momentum before collision = (80x2)+(60x-1.5)
- =70kg m/s
- Total momentum…

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