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How is momentum calculated?

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Momentum=mass x velocity

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You can calculate momentum for an object already moving by multiplying the mass in Kg by its velocity in m/s. The units will be Kgm/s.

A change in momentum for an object initially at rest (Mu =0) is Force (newtons) x time(s)

i.e. F x t = Mv - Mu (Mu = 0)

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