ch09_p47 109 - m1 v ) is not easily m1+ m2 1i applied since...

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47. This is a completely inelastic collision, but Eq. 9-53 ( V = m 1 m 1 + m 2 v 1 i ) is not easily applied since that equation is designed for use when the struck particle is initially stationary. To deal with this case (where particle 2 is already in motion), we return to the principle of momentum conservation: m 1 v 1
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