Linear Momentum Lab Activity
The quiz below asks a question about the system BEFORE the string is broken.
What is the Total Linear Momentum of the System Now? Self-Quiz
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- Now the system contains the Newton car and the container full of pennies. Assuming the mass of the Newton car is 0.5 kg and the mass of the pennies is 0.7 kg, what is the total linear momentum of the system before you break the string? Make sure you include a direction, if necessary. ______________kg(m/s)