# Energy and Conservation Laws: Larger linear momentum, houseboat or speedboat

Which has the larger linear momentum:

A 2,000-kg houseboat going 5 m/s or a 600-kg speedboat going 20 m/s?

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#### Solution Summary

The explanation supports the calculation of the answer. The larger linear momentum is analyzed for energy and conservation laws.

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