Now that we have learned about conservation of momentum, let’s apply what we have learned to an “explosion”. Okay, it’s really just the nerd-a-pult launching a ball while on momentum carts.
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This is an AP Physics 1 Topic.
0:38 The demonstration
1:16 The known values
2:07 Solving the problem using conservation of momentum
4:00 Measuring the final velocity of the nerd-a-pult
4:39 Determining relative error
5:09 What happens with a less massive projectile?
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