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 October 2nd, 2017, 05:14 PM #1 Member   Joined: Aug 2016 From: South Korea Posts: 55 Thanks: 0 Velocity in Momentum How do you get the velocity after a collision if one body towards left have a mass of 5kg while the other body with a mass of 10kg with a velocity of 2m/s towards right. How do you find the velocity of the body with the mass of 5kg towards left?
October 2nd, 2017, 06:45 PM   #2
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 Originally Posted by SlayedByMath How do you get the velocity after a collision if one body towards left have a mass of 5kg while the other body with a mass of 10kg with a velocity of 2m/s towards right. How do you find the velocity of the body with the mass of 5kg towards left?
Your statement doesnâ€™t make much sense. Maybe you should post the entire problem as it was given to you ...

 October 2nd, 2017, 07:19 PM #3 Member   Joined: Aug 2016 From: South Korea Posts: 55 Thanks: 0 This is the illustration of the problem. IMG_20171003_112534.jpg
 October 3rd, 2017, 03:15 AM #4 Math Team     Joined: Jul 2011 From: Texas Posts: 3,016 Thanks: 1600 If that is a post collision diagram, the speed of the 5kg mass would depend upon the initial momentum of the system ... Thanks from Benit13
October 4th, 2017, 12:10 AM   #5
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 Originally Posted by SlayedByMath This is the illustration of the problem. Attachment 9196
Do you have a diagram of the situation *before* the collision?

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