a hockey ball of mass 200g travelling at 10ms-1is stuck by a hockey stick so as to return it along it's original pat with a velocity at 5ms-1.calculate the change of momentum occurred in the motion of a hockey ball by the force applied by the hockey stick

Asked by praju99 | 18th Aug, 2010, 07:04: PM

Expert Answer:

Initial velocity = 10 m/s, final velocity = -5 m/s (Becuase it's in the opposite direction).
Change in momentum = Final Momentum - Initial Momentum
 = Mass(Final Velocity - Initial Velocity)
= (200/1000) (-5-10) = -3 kg.m/s
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Answered by  | 18th Aug, 2010, 07:23: PM

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