The relationship between K.E and Momentum

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Is momentum and kinetic energy related?Since when an object is falling,it gains k.e and also gains momentum?


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Yep, think of it like this (in terms of their formulas):
KE=1/2mv^2 - so basically as the velocity gets greater the KE will become greater till it reaches it's max.
P=MV - as the velocity increases, the momentum increases.
 

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