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Force of a collision between ball and wall

A 200 g ball hits a wall perdendicularly with a velocity of 20 m/s. If the collision last miliseconds, what is the average force exerted by the ball on the wall?

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You dont gve teh actuall time. I use t=1ms. If iyou have a different value for the time of collision, just substitute a differnt number in the final equation to find the force

Newton's second law states that the force is teh change in momentum ...

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Calculation of the force of a collision.

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