Physics 163

Unit 4: Momentum and Collisions

Problem Set A

 

Problem 3:

Rocky Sirface, an astronaut with a mass of 101 kg, wears a space suit with a mass of 35 kg . If Rocky walks on the moon at a rate of 3.2 m/s eastward, what is the magnitude of the momentum of the astronaut and his suit in kg-m/s?

 

 

   

Momentum and collision principles can be reviewed on the Set A Overview page.

Further information about the momentum equation is available online at The Physics Classroom.

 

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