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A 0.2 kg plastic cart (Cart a) and a 20 kg (Cart b) lead cart can both roll without friction on a horizontal surface. Equal forces are used to push the two carts forward for a distance of 1 m, starting from rest. Which cart has the greater momentum, after the full 1m?

So I was thinking that since you apply equal forces to push the two carts, Cart A would have a higher velocity. But when you do the momentum of the two carts together, the larger mass of cart B would make up for the difference of velocity. If I'm right about the velocity thing that is.

mava = 0.2Va(>vb)

mbvb = 20Vb(<va)

So the momentum would be somewhat equal?

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# Plastic cart Momentum Problem

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