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Momentum (p)

1. A steel ball whose mass is 2.0 kg is rolling at a rate of 3 m/s.  What is its momentum?

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2. A marble is rolling at a velocity of 1.5 m/s with a momentum of 3.0 kg×m/s.  What is its mass?

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3. On April 15, 1912, the luxury cruise liner Titanic sank after running into an iceberg.  A scientist makes a smaller model of the event by using a 20 kg toy ship.  If the toy ship hits an ice cube with a momentum of 60 (kg*m)/s.  How fast was the toy ship moving?

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4. A 10 kg cart is rolling across a parking lot with a velocity of .5 m/s.   What is its momentum?

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