This page features an animated image and a discussion of momentum conservation. The animation shows a small car rear ending a large truck. There are numbers showing the mass, velocity, and momentum of both the car and truck at the top of the animation.
This tutorial is part of The Physics Classroom. This web site also includes interactive tools to help students with concepts and problem solving, worksheets for student assignments, and recommendations for simple introductory laboratories.
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