Ball Bouncing off a Wall#

A 9 kg steel bass strikes a massive wall at 5 m/s at an angle of 59 with the plane of the wall. It bounces off of the wall with the same speed and angle (see the figure).

Ball bouncing on then off a wall at angle theta

Part 1#

What is the x-component of the impulse that the wall exerts on the ball during the collision?

Answer Section#

Please enter in a numeric value in \(\frac{kg*m}{s}\).

Part 2#

If the ball is in contact with the wall for 0.219 s, what is the average force that the wall exerts on the ball during the collision?

Answer Section#

Please enter in a numeric value in \(N\).

Attribution#

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