Mission MC2: Impulse and Momentum Change

Mission MC2 pertains to the concept of an impulse and the relationship between the impulse and the momentum change. The mission consists of 38 questions organized into 10 Question Groups. You must answer one question from each Question Group to complete the mission. The learning outcomes for this mission are ...

Learning Outcomes

  • The student should be able to define impulse, indicate its units and relate its significance to a collision.
  • The student should be able to calculate the impulse and relate its value to the momentum change in a collision.


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Getting Help

If you are not familiar with this topic, then you should first learn about the topic using our written Tutorial or our Video Tutorial:

The Physics Classroom, Momentum and Its Conservation Unit, Lesson 1, Part b


Video Tutorial:

Impulse and Momentum Change



Question-Specific Help

Each Question Group has its own Help page with information specific to the question. You can access the Help page from within the mission by tapping on the Help Me! icon (textbook). For your convenience, links to those pages are provided below: