A light and a heavy body have equal kinetic energy. Which one has a greater momentum ?

(1) The light body

(2) The heavy body

(3) Both have equal momentum

(4) It is not possible to say anything without additional information

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Linear momentum

(2) $P=\sqrt{2mE}$ if E are equal then $P\propto \sqrt{m}$

i.e. heavier body will possess greater momentum.

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