Check the accuracy of my wording for these first two equations, then, if you could, try to explain the last equation for me.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

ƩF= dp/dt

"The total net force acting on a particle is equal to the rate of change of momentum over time."

∫ ƩFdt = ∫ dp/dt dt

"The sum of the total net force acting on a particle over a time interval is equal to the sum of the rate of change of momentum over a time interval."

My physics book breaks up differentials like this very regularly so as to make it clear for integration. But my question is, is this step a meaningful equation, or is this simply mathematical notation?

ƩFdt = dp

Thanks!

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