# What did Newton call momentum?

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What did Newton call momentum?

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Momentum (p) refers a specific measurement of an object's motion, and it can be calculated by multiplying an object's mass (m) and velocity (v). Therefore, the equation for momentum is p = mv, where mass is written in kilogram (kg) and velocity is written in meters per second (m/s).

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Chapter 9 / Lesson 1What is linear momentum? Learn about the linear momentum formula and how linear momentum relates to Newton's second law, plus see linear momentum examples.

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