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# What is equation linking force, time and change in momentum?

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Change in momentum (called Impulse) is Force x time, so I =Ft

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Force=Rate of change of momentum=change in momentum/time taken. Usually used for forces in a collision.

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Force = Rate of Change of momentum

F = m(v-u)/t

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The momentum of a body changes when a force acts upon it. The stronger the force, and the longer it acts, the greater the change in momentum will be.

Therefore, p2 - p1 = F * t

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