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    Conservation of linear momentum

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    "A 122 kg astronaut (including space suit) acquires a speed of 2.50 m/s by pushing off with his legs from a 1900 kg space capsule. What is the change in speed of the capsule?"

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    We have by conservation of linear momentum,
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    <br>initial momentum = final momentum of the system
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    <br>Both the capsule and the ...

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