Acceleration and momentum

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Is acceleration a factor in calculating momentum?
what is the relationship between acceleration and momentum?
 

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what is the relationship between acceleration and momentum?
[tex]m \mathbf a=\frac{d \mathbf p}{dt}[/tex]
 
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Is acceleration a factor in calculating momentum?
Not directly. What matters is velocity, not acceleration.
 

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