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Physics: Principles with Applications

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Chapter 7, Question 3 Question Problem When the balloon is released, air rushes out through its narrow neck at a high velocity. The expelled gas has a momentum in that direction. As a result, the balloon gains a momentum in the
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Unformatted text preview: opposite direction. The two momenta balance out so that the total momentum is conserved. The momentum gained by the balloon makes it fly across the room. [2/4/2008 5:07:40 PM]...
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