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

Asked by  | 8th Feb, 2012, 08:49: PM

Expert Answer:

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

Answered by  | 8th Feb, 2012, 10:49: PM

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