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ch7 question10

Physics: Principles with Applications

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Chapter 7, Question 10 Question Problem The momentum and the kinetic energy of an object with mass and velocity are . From , we have . Substitute for in the equation for . Let the heavy object have a mass and velocity , and let the light object have a mass
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Unformatted text preview: and velocity . Then, Since both the bodies have the same kinetic energy, . Rearranging, We know that is greater than . So, will be greater than 1. This implies that . Therefore the heavy body has the greater momentum. http://www.hwproblems.com/cgi-bin/book.cgi?bookid=0044&cptn=7qu10&id=489216 [2/4/2008 5:09:06 PM]...
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