Purchase Solution

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

Not what you're looking for?

Ask Custom Question

Which has the larger linear momentum:
A 2,000-kg houseboat going 5 m/s or a 600-kg speedboat going 20 m/s?

Purchase this Solution

Solution Summary

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

Purchase this Solution

Free BrainMass Quizzes
Basic Physics

This quiz will test your knowledge about basic Physics.

The Moon

Test your knowledge of moon phases and movement.

Classical Mechanics

This quiz is designed to test and improve your knowledge on Classical Mechanics.

Introduction to Nanotechnology/Nanomaterials

This quiz is for any area of science. Test yourself to see what knowledge of nanotechnology you have. This content will also make you familiar with basic concepts of nanotechnology.

Intro to the Physics Waves

Some short-answer questions involving the basic vocabulary of string, sound, and water waves.