Can a body have momentum without having energy ?

Asked by  | 4th Apr, 2009, 04:22: PM

Expert Answer:

The relation p^2 = 2mE holds true if E is the kinetic energy of the body and not its total energy. This relation does not hold true for potential energy or other forms of energy.

Answered by  | 6th Apr, 2009, 09:32: AM

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