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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
     
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  3. Mar 7, 2010 #2

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    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
     
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