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Impulse of clay and rubber ball on the wall

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Homework Statement



A 0.1 kg rubber ball and a 0.1 kg clay ball are both thrown at the wall with the same initial velocity. the rubber ball bounces, the clay ball sticks. Which exerts a larger impulse on the wall?
 

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Impulse is:
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So, which of the two bodies you think exerts the larger impulse?


R.
 
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is it the ball bouncing back? since the momentum of the clay ball after collision is 0
 
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Indeed.
 

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