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How is conservation of momentum related to Newton's laws?

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Which of Newton's Laws explains conservation of momentum?
« Reply #1 on: 15/10/2011 15:46:18 »
The one usually described as the first law of motion.  I states that bodies continue in a state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line unless acted on by a force.
 

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Which of Newton's Laws explains conservation of momentum?
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