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Momentum $\vec p$

The “toughness” of catching/stopping something in motion or throwing something/speeding something up from rest.

$$\vec p=m\vec v$$

where $m$ is mass and $\vec v$ impact velocity.

  • Vector property
  • Symbol: $\vec p$
  • SI-unit: kilogram-metres-per-second $\mathrm{kg\cdot m/s}$

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