Mission MC1: Momentum

Mission MC1 pertains to the concept of momentum - its definition, its units, its dependency upon mass and velocity, and its vector nature and direction. 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 recognize the definition of momentum, the units of momentum and the vector nature of momentum.
  • The student should be able to identify the mathematical quantities which effect the momentum and be able to calculate momentum from mass and velocity.


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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 a


Video Tutorial:

What is Momentum?



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: