Wed February 08, 2012 By:

Two bodies of masses m1 and m2 have the same linear momentum.What is the ratio of their Kinetic Energies?

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Wed February 08, 2012
You can equate Momentum (p) with Kinetic energy (K) as follows:

K = p^2/2m So even if the momenta are equal unless they have equal masses the kinetic energy will be different
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