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(a) What is the momentum of a garbage truck that is $1.20\times 10^{4}\textrm{ kg}$ and is moving at 10.0 m/s ? (b) At what speed would an 8.00-kg trash can have the same momentum as the truck?
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  1. $1.20\times 10^{5}\textrm{ kg}\cdot\textrm{m/s}$
  2. $15.0\textrm{ km/s}$
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