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1

What is the 'momentum' of something?

the product of it's mass and velocity

2

what is the equation for momentum?

mass x velocity

3

what are the units for momentum?

Kgm/s

4

momentum is a vector, what is a vector ?

something which can be positive or negative

5

what is the equation for the 'change in momentum?'

final momentum - initial momentum

6

what does Mu mean?

initial momentum

7

what does Mv mean?

final momentum

8

what is the unit for mass

Kg

9

what is the unit for velocity?

m/s

10

what does p mean?

momentum

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what's the equation for mass?

momentum divided by velocity

12

what is the equation for velocity?

momentum divided by mass