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Homework Help: Momentum moving Southward.

  1. Oct 10, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Calculate the momentum of a 75 kg freshman moving southward at 3m/s

    2. Relevant equations
    Momentum = mass x velocity

    3. The attempt at a solution
    75 kg x 3 m/s = 225 Units

    Am I correct??
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 10, 2012 #2


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    "Units" is not correct.
  4. Oct 10, 2012 #3
    I see what you mean. I believe kg•m/s is the proper unit for momentum. Regardless, I submitted the answer as 225 Units, and the professor counted it correct. lol
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