# How does the weight of a baseballbataffect the distance the balltravels?

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A bat hitting a baseball is an elastic collision which means there is a transfer of momentum from the bat to the ball. Since momentum is equal to mass multiplied by velocity, a higher mass means more momentum. However, you also must consider that it
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