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Q. 4

Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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A 0.2 kg plastic cart and a 20 kg lead cart can both roll without friction on a horizontal surface. Equal forces are used to push both carts forward for a time of 1 s, starting from rest. After the force is removed at t = 1 s, is the momentum of the plastic cart greater than, less than, or equal to the momentum of the lead cart? Explain


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Step 1: Given information

We have given that

We need to find that

Step 2: Simplify


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