October 2nd, 2017, 05:14 PM  #1 
Member Joined: Aug 2016 From: South Korea Posts: 54 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 
Math Team Joined: Jul 2011 From: Texas Posts: 2,883 Thanks: 1503  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: 54 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: 2,883 Thanks: 1503 
If that is a post collision diagram, the speed of the 5kg mass would depend upon the initial momentum of the system ...

October 4th, 2017, 12:10 AM  #5  
Senior Member Joined: Apr 2014 From: Glasgow Posts: 2,150 Thanks: 730 Math Focus: Physics, mathematical modelling, numerical and computational solutions  Quote:
 

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