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CONSERVATION OF MOMENTUM WORKSHEET
Total Momentum Before
a Collision =
p
i
= Total Momentum After a Collision =
p
f
momentum object(1)
i
+ momentum object (2)
i
=
momentum object (1)
f
+ momentum
object 2
f
m
1i
*
v
1i
+
m
2i
*
v
2i
= m
1f
*
v
1f
+
m
2f
*
v
2f
►You are given the following data about a golf club hitting a stationary golf ball:
mass of club head
=
0.350 kg
mass of golf ball
=
0.046 kg
speed of club head before collision north =
38 m/s
speed of club head after collision north = 29 m/s
Calculate the following:
1. momentum of club head before collision _____________________
2. momentum of club head after collision
_____________________
3. momentum of golf ball before collision
_____________________
4. momentum of golf ball after collision
_____________________
5. speed of the golf ball after it is hit by the golf club
_____________________
6.
what is the direction of the ball if it were hit correctly?
_______________
►You are given the following data about a bowling ball hitting a stationary bowling pin:
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 Spring '09
 PHYS
 Momentum, Work

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