Practice_Q7_3 - velocity of the center of mass of the...

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Practice Quiz 7 Physics 7B Winter 2010 Feb. 24, 2010 Two identical 1 kg balls are traveling towards each other with speeds of 4.0 (red) and 7.0 m/s (blue). They experience an elastic head-on collision. Obtain the velocities of each ball after the collision. a) What is the total momentum of the combined system (magnitude and direction)? What is the
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Unformatted text preview: velocity of the center of mass of the combined system? b) What is the velocity of the each ball with respect to the center of mass before the collision? After the collision? c) What is the velocity of the center of mass after the collision? What is the final velocity of each ball after the collsion?...
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