this problem needs alittle understanding about momentum, something i dont understand that much.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

A ball of mass 600g is moving 12 m/s[e]. The ball suddenly explodes into three equal mass pieces. One piece heads north at 6m/s, the second piece heads west at 5m/s. Determine the velocity of the third piece.

Can someone plz show the calculations for me plz, thnx alot.

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Homework Help: Understanding about momentum

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**