# What is the momentum of a #400"kg"# object moving with velocity #8"m"//"s"#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 26, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Momentum,

#vecp=mvecv#

Given a mass of

#p=(400kg)(8m/s)#

#=>p=3200(kgm)/s#

Note that momentum is a vector quantity, but we have no specified a direction. Our calculated value, therefore, is a magnitude.