Problem: When a constant force acts on an object, what does the object's change in momentum depend upon? Check all that apply.A. The change in momentum depends upon the magnitude of the force.B. The change in momentum depends upon the change in the position of the object.C. The change in momentum depends upon the time interval during which the force acts.D. The change in momentum depends upon the change in the velocity of the object.E. The change in momentum depends upon the mass of the object.

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The force and the rate of change of momentum are directly proportional:

F=dpdt

F = ma and p = mv

Therefore, ma = m (dv/dt) 

dp = madt

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When a constant force acts on an object, what does the object's change in momentum depend upon? Check all that apply.

A. The change in momentum depends upon the magnitude of the force.

B. The change in momentum depends upon the change in the position of the object.

C. The change in momentum depends upon the time interval during which the force acts.

D. The change in momentum depends upon the change in the velocity of the object.

E. The change in momentum depends upon the mass of the object.

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