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