Chantelle W.

asked • 12/17/15

Explain total momentum in physics.

Ball A of mass 5 kilograms moving at 20 meters per second collides with ball B of unknown mass moving at 10 meters per second in the same direction.
 
When is total momentum greatest?
 
The answer is that, the total momentum is equal before and after the collision.
 
But why?? Explain…

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Ben K. answered • 12/17/15

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