# Your physical education teacher throws you a tennis ball at acertain velocity, and you catch it. You are now given the followingchoice: The teacher can throw you a medicine ball (whichis much more massive than the tennis ball) with the samevelocity, the same momentum, or the same kinetic energy asthe tennis ball. Which option would you choose in order tomake the easiest catch, and why?

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Your physical education teacher throws you a tennis ball at a
certain velocity, and you catch it. You are now given the following
choice: The teacher can throw you a medicine ball (which
is much more massive than the tennis ball) with the same
velocity, the same momentum, or the same kinetic energy as
the tennis ball. Which option would you choose in order to
make the easiest catch, and why?

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Step 1

The mass of the medicine ball is larger than tennis ball. If they have same velocity, then the momentum of the tennis ball will be larger.

Step 2

And if it have same kinetic energy then the medi...

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