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Flashcards in Momentum and Collisions Deck (14):
1

What is the formula for momentum?

Mass x Velocity.

2

Momentum is written as...

P

3

Momentum is a property of what?

Moving objects.

4

The greater the mass of an object...

The greater its velocity.
The more momentum the object has.

5

Momentum has ____ and ______

Size.
Direction.

6

Momentum is a v...

Vector quantity.

7

Momentum before equals to...

Momentum after.

8

The momentum is the same before and after an event, what is this called?

Conservative of Momentum.

9

What is a closed system?

No external forces act.

10

What do forces cause?

Changes in momentum.

11

When a force acts on an object what happens?

Causes change in momentum.

12

What does a larger force mean?

Faster change of momentum.
Greater acceleration.

13

If someone's momentum changes quickly the forces on...

The body will be large, causing injury.

14

The longer it takes for a change in momentum...

The smaller the force .