Momentum

What is Momentum

Momentum is the tendency for an object to continue moving. Moving objects have momentum. If can be calculated from an objects mass and velocity. Momentum is a vector quantity. Momentum can be transferred and is always conserved.

The Equation

Momentum = Mass x Velocity

The Unit

kg m/s

If an object is at rest, and has a mass of 2000 kg, what it its momentum?

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