Answer to Question #167741 in General Chemistry for aidon persson

Question #167741

The fastest pitch recorded in baseball was a 105.1 mph (47.0 m/s) fastball. What impulse must Aroldis Chapman have imposed on the 0.145 kg ball in order to achieve this velocity? 


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Expert's answer
2021-03-03T06:29:17-0500

Using Impulse Momentum theorem,


Impulse = Change in momentum


Change in momentum = "m\\Delta v"


= "0.145\\times 47"


= "6.815 kgms^{-1}"


Hence, Impulse = "6.815 kgms^{-1}"


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