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Homework Help: Momentum of a Football Player.

  1. Oct 10, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Calculate the momentum of a 91kg half back moving with a velocity of 4m/s.

    2. Relevant equations
    Momentum = mass x velocity

    3. The attempt at a solution
    91 kg x 4 m/s = 364 Units

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


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    What are the units of "Units"?
  4. Oct 10, 2012 #3
    I believe the units for momentum is kg•m/s, but I submitted the answer as 364 Units and it was correct.
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