# Why the change in momentum of the egg as it falls is the same magnitude as the change in momentum it undergoes when it stops?

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## Why the change in momentum of the egg as it falls is the same magnitude as the change in momentum it undergoes when it stops?

Correct answer: Explanation: In both cases the egg starts with the same velocity, so it has the same initial momentum. In both cases the egg stops moving at the end of its fall, so it has the same final velocity. The only thing that changes is the time and force of the impact.

## Is impulse the integral of force?

The impulse delivered by a varying force is the integral of the force F with respect to time: The SI unit of impulse is the newton second (N⋅s), and the dimensionally equivalent unit of momentum is the kilogram metre per second (kg⋅m/s).

## What is the formula of change in momentum?

Step 1: Identify the mass of the object, , the initial velocity of the object, , and the final velocity of the object, . Step 2: Calculate the change in momentum, which is equal to the impulse, , using the formula Δ p = m ( v f − v i ) .

## What is the formula for the rate of change in momentum?

The rate of change of momentum is: Δ p = m 1 v 1 − m 1 u 1 t.

## Is impulse always equal?

In a collision, the impulse experienced by an object is always equal to the momentum change.

## What is the SI unit of momentum?

Momentum | |
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SI unit | kilogram meter per second (kg⋅m/s) |

Common symbols | p, p |

Other units | slug⋅ft/s |

Dimension | MLT^{−}^{1} |

## Is impulse equal to momentum?

From the equation, we see that the impulse equals the average net external force multiplied by the time this force acts. It is equal to the change in momentum.

## What is the SI unit of force?

The SI unit of force is the newton, symbol N. The base units relevant to force are: The metre, unit of length — symbol m. The kilogram, unit of mass — symbol kg.

## Can impulse be negative?

People forget what the sign of impulse means. Impulse is a vector, so a negative impulse means the net force is in the negative direction. Likewise, a positive impulse means the net force is in the positive direction.

## Is momentum is a vector?

The momentum of a body is a vector quantity, for it is the product of mass, a scalar, by velocity, a vector.

## How do you find mass?

The first formula of mass is expressed as, Mass = Density × Volume. This means if we know the density and volume of an object, we can find its mass using this formula of mass. The second formula of mass is expressed as, Mass = Force ÷ Acceleration.

## What is the relationship between force and time?

Knowing the amount of force and the length of time that force is applied to an object will tell you the resulting change in its momentum. They are related by the fact that force is the rate at which momentum changes with respect to time (F = dp/dt). Note that if p = mv and m is constant, then F = dp/dt = m*dv/dt = ma.

## What is the unit of velocity?

The SI unit of velocity is metres per second (m/s). Alternatively, the velocity magnitude can also be expressed in centimetres per second (cm/s).

## Why does change in momentum stay the same?

A system must meet two requirements for its momentum to be conserved: The mass of the system must remain constant during the interaction.As the objects interact (apply forces on each other), they may transfer mass from one to another; but any mass one object gains is balanced by the loss of that mass from another.

## Do objects with the same momentum have the same magnitude?

Therefore two objects of different masses have the same momentum. Only when velocities of these objects necessarily have the same direction, not the same magnitude.

## Why is change in momentum the same?

Momentum is the object’s mass times its velocity, or, in equation form, p=mv, where p is momentum, m is mass in kilograms, and v is velocity in meters per second. Momentum is proportional to both mass and velocity, meaning that a change in one will cause the same amount of change in the other.

## How does egg drop relate to momentum?

The Egg hitting the ground is a collision between the Earth and the Egg. When collisions occur, two properties of the colliding bodies are changed and/or transferred: their Energy and Momentum. This change and transfer is mediated by one or many forces.