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Problem 8.1: Determine momentum and its conservation
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A 1.5-kg box (position is given in meters and time is given in seconds) slides on ice for 1.5 seconds and then encounters a rough surface. Restart
- Find the momentum at the start of the animation.
- Is the momentum of the box constant during the first 1.5 seconds?
- Is the momentum of the box constant during the next three seconds?
- Is momentum conserved during the first 1.5 seconds?
- Is momentum conserved during the next three seconds?