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Momentum

4 videos
Depending on your view of things, this may be the most violent of our tutorials. Things will crash and collide. We'll learn about momentum and how it is transferred. Whether you're playing pool (or "billiards") or deciding whether you want to get tackled by the 300lb. guy, this tutorial is of key importance.

Introduction to momentum

VIDEO 9:18 minutes
What momentum is. A simple problem involving momentum.

Momentum: Ice skater throws a ball

VIDEO 6:00 minutes
A simple conservation of momentum problem involving an ice skater and a ball

2-dimensional momentum problem

VIDEO 10:35 minutes
An example of conservation of momentum in two dimensions.

2-dimensional momentum problem (part 2)

VIDEO 9:32 minutes
We finish the 2-dimensional momentum problem