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Calculating the momentum of a softball

  1. May 22, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A 425-g softball is travelling at 18.6 m/s [214 degrees].

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    The degrees are really throwing me off.
    Would I have to use components?
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  3. May 22, 2012 #2


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    An object's momentum is in the same direction as its velocity.
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