Conservation of Momentum Calculator

Created by Bogna Szyk and Steven Wooding
Reviewed by Jack Bowater
Last updated: May 18, 2022
If one body (A) with a velocity (a) strikes a second body (B) and sticks to it, then the resulting larger body will have a slower velocity (b), calculable by the law of conservation of momentum.
Bogna Szyk and Steven Wooding
Conservation of momentum equation
Collision type
Don't know
Object no. 1
Mass (m₁)
kg
Initial velocity (u₁)
m/s
Final velocity (v₁)
m/s
If you are trying to solve a problem that only has one object, maybe our impulse and momentum calculator would be more useful.
Object no. 2
Mass (m₂)
kg
Initial velocity (u₂)
m/s
Final velocity (v₂)
m/s
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