1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Impulse and force?

  1. Mar 7, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A pitcher throws a fastball to the catcher. Assuming the speed of the ball does NOT change appreciably in flight

    a) which player exerts the larger impluse on the ball? why?
    b) which player exerts the larger force on the ball? why?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 7, 2010 #2


    User Avatar
    Homework Helper

    yeah? 3 situations:
    start , in-flight , end

    they don't mean "why" , they mean "how do you know this"
    Last edited: Mar 7, 2010
  4. Mar 7, 2010 #3
    i know it means how do you know this. that's just how the question was written. and that didnt answer the questiom but i figured it out
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Similar Discussions: Impulse and force?
  1. Force and Impulse (Replies: 3)

  2. Impulsive force (Replies: 10)

  3. Force and Impulse (Replies: 5)

  4. Force and Impulse (Replies: 13)