What will happen to the momentum of the car as sand is loaded onto it? & What will happen to the velocity of the railroad car?
Use this information to answer the next 2 questions: A railroad car runs under a funnel that loads sand onto the car as it moves.
What will happen to the momentum of the car as sand is loaded onto it? (I think it is either B or C)
a. It is impossible to determine the effect on momentum from the information given.
b. The momentum will increase because of the added mass
c. The momentum will stay the same. The extra mass will be compensated for by the loss of velocity
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