Momentum 8.5: Additional Problem 3


Description

Two cars of identical mass and initial velocity collide with identical walls.

Question

Which automobile undergoes the greater change in momentum after colliding with the wall (position is in meters and time is in seconds)? Start

Answer

red car.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 7-4, Giancoli-SE: 9-4.

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Mario Belloni.

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