Momentum p is equal to mass multiplied by velocity.
p = mv

Impulse ∆p is equal to force F multiplied by the time interval ∆t = t₂ – t₁. Where t₁ is the time at the beginning of the measurement and t₂ is the time at the end of the measurement.

∆p = F∆t

Further reading:
Difference Between Momentum and Impulse

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