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# Show that impulse units are the same as momentum units?

## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### 11/07/2009

Momentum is Mass * Velocity, therefore it is Kg*m/s Impulse is
Force * Time, therefore it is N*s

By Newton's 2nd law, F=ma. Force(N) is equal to kg*m/s^2

By substitution, (kg*m/s^2)*s = kg*m/s

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