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This website, from the Physics Classroom, offers a detailed physics tutorial for high school students on the conservation of momentum.
The page provides a very thorough explanation, including related mathematics and also a number of illustrations and animations. There are also several exercises provided to test the user's understanding. Links are included for related material.
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Classical Mechanics
- Linear Momentum
= Conservation of Linear Momentum
- High School
- Instructional Material
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- Reference Material
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Keywords:
collision, elastic, inelastic, isolated system
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Metadata instance created February 25, 2009 by Logan Hancock
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June 21, 2011 by Tom Henderson
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The Physics Classroom: Momentum Conservation Principle, (The Physics Classroom, 2009), <http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/momentum/U4L2b.cfm>.
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The Physics Classroom: Momentum Conservation Principle. (2009, February 25). Retrieved October 30, 2014, from The Physics Classroom: http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/momentum/U4L2b.cfm
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The Physics Classroom. The Physics Classroom: Momentum Conservation Principle. The Physics Classroom, February 25, 2009. http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/momentum/U4L2b.cfm (accessed 30 October 2014).
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