# A professional golfer swings a golf club, striking a golf ball that has a mass of 55.0 g. The club is in contact with the ball for only 0.00410 s. After the collision, the ball leaves the club at a speed of 32.0 m/s. What is the magnitude of the average force (in N) exerted on the ball by the club?

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A professional golfer swings a golf club, striking a golf ball that has a mass of 55.0 g. The club is in contact with the ball for only 0.00410 s. After the collision, the ball leaves the club at a speed of 32.0 m/s. What is the magnitude of the average force (in N) exerted on the ball by the club?

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Step 1

According to Newton’s 2nd law, force is the rate of change in momentum.

Step 2

Substituting the...

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