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Momentum and velocity?

  1. Sep 21, 2008 #1
    what is the mathematical equation of correlation for momentum and velocity?
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  3. Sep 21, 2008 #2


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    The equation for momentum:

    p =mv

    In words, momentum is equal to the product of mass and velocity. Is this what you are asking for?
  4. Sep 21, 2008 #3
    no actually... i think it has to do with another equation with the lorentz factor.
  5. Sep 21, 2008 #4
    p=mv/sqrt(1-(v/c)2) or more commonly


    where [tex]\gamma=\frac{1}{\sqrt{1-(v/c)^{2}}}[/tex]
  6. Sep 21, 2008 #5
    thank you!
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