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Change in momentum and average force

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A 1 kg softball is pitched to you at 10 m/s. You hit the ball back along the same path, and at the same speed.

A). If the bat was in contact with the ball for .01 seconds, find the magnitude and direction of an average force the bat exerted.

B). Find the magnitude of the impulse acting on the ball.

C. Find the change in the balls momentum.

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A 1 kg softball is pitched to you at 10 m/s. You hit the ball back along the same path, and at the same speed.

A). If the bat was in contact with the ball for .01 seconds, find the magnitude and direction of an average force the bat exerted.

B). Find the magnitude of the impulse acting on the ball.

C. Find the ...

Solution Summary

This solution answers 3 physics questions, finding magnitude of force and impulse and the change in momentum,

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