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A 2.5 kg ball is dropped onto a concrete floor. It strikes the floor with a momentum of 20 kg • m/s and bounces away from the floor with a momentum of 16 kg • m/s. What is the change of momentum of the ball? (A) 4 kg • m/s (B) 8 kg • m/s (C) 32 kg • m/s (D) 36 kg • m/s (E) 40 kg • m/s A 2.5 kg ball is dropped onto a concrete floor. It strikes the floor with a momentum of 20 kg • m/s and bounces away from the floor with a momentum of 16 kg • m/s. What is the change of momentum of the ball? (A) 4 kg • m/s (B) 8 kg • m/s (C) 32 kg • m/s (D) 36 kg • m/s (E) 40 kg • m/s @Physics

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  1. sauravshakya Group Title
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    (A) 4 kg • m/s

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    (D) 36 Kg m/s

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    ans is 36

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    (D) 36 Kg m/s

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  5. sauravshakya Group Title
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    change in momentum = finial momentum - intitial momentum

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    since it acts in opp direction

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    bcuz momentum is vector quantity u can not simply subtract them you have to be care ful with their vector directions|dw:1344183447716:dw|

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    I think question must specify that one is 20 and other is -16 since momentum is a vector quantity

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    |dw:1344183608654:dw|

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    @sauravshakya as he said ball is dropped and bounce so you can assume directions

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    oh ya....

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