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Ch 5: Understanding Linear Momentum: Tutoring Solution

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The Understanding Linear Momentum chapter of this NY Regents Exam - Physics: Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about linear momentum. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all levels of linear momentum topics required in a typical high school physics course.

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Learning objectives

  • Explain the laws of momentum.
  • Solve momentum problems.
  • Understand the equation for impulse-momentum change.
  • Apply the formula for momentum conservation.
  • Study elastic and inelastic collisions.
  • Determine when a collision happens in an isolated system.

5 Lessons in Chapter 5: Understanding Linear Momentum: Tutoring Solution
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Linear Momentum: Definition, Equation, and Examples

1. Linear Momentum: Definition, Equation, and Examples

Any moving object has momentum, but how much momentum it has depends on its mass and velocity. In this lesson, you'll identify linear momentum, as well as see examples of how an object's momentum is affected by mass and velocity.

Momentum and Impulse: Definition, Theorem and Examples

2. Momentum and Impulse: Definition, Theorem and Examples

To understand how a change in momentum affects an object, we look to impulse. In this lesson, you'll understand how impulse describes an object's change in momentum, as well as how changing the force or time of the impulse can have very different outcomes.

Conservation of Linear Momentum: Formula and Examples

3. Conservation of Linear Momentum: Formula and Examples

The law of conservation of momentum tells us that the amount of momentum for a system doesn't change. In this lesson, we'll explore how that can be true even when the momenta of the individual components does change.

Elastic and Inelastic Collisions: Difference and Principles

4. Elastic and Inelastic Collisions: Difference and Principles

When objects come in contact with each other, a collision occurs. In this lesson, you'll learn about the two types of collisions as well as how momentum is conserved in each.

Isolated Systems in Physics: Definition and Examples

5. Isolated Systems in Physics: Definition and Examples

Systems are important to understand when studying physics, but they are not always easy to describe. In this video lesson, you'll identify isolated systems and understand what makes them unique.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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