An egg of mass 5.8*10^-2 is dropped from a height of 1.5m onto a floor. Assuming air resistance is negligable, calculate for the egg:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

a) loss of potential energy.

b) the kinetic enrgy just before impact.

c) the speed just before impact

d) the momentum just before impact.

So far i have done the potential energy one, and now im stuck on the others. As the equation for KE is KE=1/2mV^2 but we do not know the velocity. And i cannot find out the velocity because we dont have the time either. So i was just wondering how i would work out b-d as all of their equations require velocity.

Thanks

Jack

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# Homework Help: Falling egg question (with energy equations)

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