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Homework Help: Explain the following action in terms of impulses

  1. Nov 11, 2009 #1
    Explain the difference for each of the following pairs of actions in terms of impulses; (a) A golfer's long drive and a short chip shot; (b) a boxer's jab and a knock-out punches; (c) a baseball player's bunting action and a homerun swing
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  3. Nov 11, 2009 #2


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    Re: Impulses

    Welcome to the PF. We don't do your homework for you, but we can offer some tutorial hints. What is the definition of the impulse? What is the equation that describes the impulse? What is different in (a) that would affect the impulse? How about (b) and (c)?
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