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Problem 8.2: Determine Δp for two collisions

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A flower pot and a basketball collide with a table (position is given in meters and time is given in seconds). Each has exactly the same mass. Restart.

  1. Which object undergoes the greater change in momentum after colliding with the floor?
  2. Which object undergoes the greater change in kinetic energy after colliding with the floor?
  3. Is the force of the floor on the flower pot greater or less than the force of the floor on the basketball?
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