momentum law - Hypothesis The experiments conducted will...

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Name: Nipun Jain Physics HL B4 Date: 12 th October 2007 Lab Partners: Azhar, Zain, Siddharth, Anushka PHYSCIS LAB REPORT Momentum Lab Aim The aim of this experiment is to investigate the law of conservation of momentum. Background Knowledge The law of conservation of momentum is a fundamental law of physics that states that the net momentum of a system is constant if there are no external forces acting on it.
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Unformatted text preview: Hypothesis The experiments conducted will not comply with the law of conservation of momentum as there is energy loss. For example during a collision energy is lost as heat and sound. Therefore the law of conservation of momentum can be stated in an equation as m 1 v 1 = m 2 v 2 Variables...
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