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I need help with my egg drop project

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  1. Dec 15, 2011 #1
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    i need to make sample calculations of momentum using the mass of a standard egg (.05kg) dropped from 1 2 and 3 meter heights. but i have no clue how to do this
     
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  3. Dec 15, 2011 #2

    PeterO

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    From those heights, air resistance should be negligible, so use standard vetical motion equations/formulae to calculate the velocity.

    Momentum is merely mv and you know the mass - make sure you are using 50g eggs and not 45g, 55g, 60g, or 65g which are other common sizes sold here.
     
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