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Acceleration and momentum

  1. Mar 10, 2010 #1
    Is acceleration a factor in calculating momentum?
    what is the relationship between acceleration and momentum?
     
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  3. Mar 10, 2010 #2

    Dale

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    [tex]m \mathbf a=\frac{d \mathbf p}{dt}[/tex]
     
  4. Mar 10, 2010 #3

    Doc Al

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    Not directly. What matters is velocity, not acceleration.
     
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