Physics 163

Unit 4: Momentum and Collisions

Problem Set A

 

Problem 8:

If an ostrich with a mass of 170.4 kg and is running northward with a velocity of 16.1 m/s, then with what velocity must a chicken run with a mass of 42.6 kg to have the same momentum as the ostrich?

 

 

 

  

 

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