## Jaquan found 2 footballs in his closet to practice throwing long distances. Both footballs are of equal size. However, one has a mass of 1 k

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Jaquan found 2 footballs in his closet to practice throwing long distances. Both footballs are of equal size. However, one has a mass of 1 kg and the other is 2 kg. Which football will travel the farthest distance when thrown and why? Or will they travel the same distance?

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3 years 2021-07-25T03:30:13+00:00 1 Answers 5 views 0

the football that has a mass of 1 kg will travel the farthest distance when thrown.

Explanation:

Jaquan found 2 footballs in his closet to practice throwing long distances.

The both footballs are of equal size but different mass.

The Newton’s Second Law of Motion is used to determine the how far the distance the ball will travel when force is being applied to it.

The second law of motion posits that the rate of change of momentum of a body is directly proportional to the force applied. This implies that the force on the object (football) is equal to the mass of the object multiplied by its acceleration.

Let say the mass of the football with 1 kg = A

the mass of the football wih 2 kg = B

It is obvious and clear that the mass of the football will determine how far the distance of the football will be when force is applied to it by kicking the ball.

Thus; the football that has a mass of 1 kg will travel the farthest distance when thrown.