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What occurs when two objects hit each other?

There will be a mutual shift in momentum, with the heavier object loosing its initial momentum (Resultant momentum is lesser than the initial momentum) and the lighter object gaining (Resultant momentum is greater than the initial momentum). Full Answer

What is p equals mv?

That's the formula that defines momentum. For some reason unknown to me, the symbol commonly used for momentum is "p". Momentum = mass x velocity. That's the formula that defines momentum. For some reason unknown to me, the symbol commonly… Full Answer