A bat strikes a 0.154 kg baseball. Just before the impact, the ball is traveling horizontally to the right at 50m/s, and it leaves the bat traveling to the left at an angle of 30 degrees about the horizontal with a speed of 65m/s. If the ball and bat are in contact for 1.75ms, find the horizontal and vertical components of the average force on the ball.

How would you include the concept of momentum in this problem, and is F=ma needed?