(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A 0.5 kg basketball is rolling by you at 3.9 m/s. As it goes by, you give it a quick kick perpendicular to its path. Your foot is in contact with the ball for 0.002 s. The ball eventually rolls at an angle of theta = 24 degrees from its original direction.

2. Relevant equations

DeltaP=Fnet*DeltaT

Pinitial=.5*0.5*3.9^2

3. The attempt at a solution

I know what Pinitial is, but what is Pfinal? Where does the theta come in, force or final velocity?

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# Magnitude of the Force of a kick to a basketball

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