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Momentum Calculate the momentum of the following objects: a. a 65 kg skateboarder moving forward at the rate of 3 m/s b. a 20 kg toddler in a car traveling west at the rate of 22 m/s c. a 16 kg penguin at rest

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1 of 5Momentum is the physical and intrinsic quantity of a moving body. It is defined as the product of the mass and the velocity of the body. Momentum is a vector quantity involving a magnitude and a direction. It is mathematically written as:

$p = mv$

Where $p$ is the momentum, $m$ is the mass of the body, and $v$ is the velocity of the body. Let's use this equation for each case given.

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