Topic: Dynamics and Equilibrium Subtopic: Force, Inertia and Momentum

# What is a momentum?

Answer: The quantity of motion a body possesses is called momentum. It is the product of mass and velocity of the body. Mathematically, P = mv, here 'p' is momentum, 'm' is mass of body and 'v' is velocity of body.

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