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A simple numerical on momentum

Car mass is 1200 kg moving velocity is 108 km/hr. On applying brakes velocity reduced to 36 km/hr. Find change in momentum?
(posted by Aditi)
Answer: m=1200 kg
u=108 x 5/18=30m/s
v=36×5/18=10m/s
Change in momentum = m(v-u) = 1200 x (30-10)=1200 …

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Ask Physics brakes Force Mechanics Project

A simple numerical on momentum

Car mass is 1200 kg moving velocity is 108 km/hr. On applying brakes velocity reduced to 36 km/hr. Find change in momentum?
(posted by Aditi)
Answer: m=1200 kg
u=108 x 5/18=30m/s
v=36×5/18=10m/s
Change in momentum = m(v-u) = 1200 x (30-10)=1200 …