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Unformatted text preview: to the original frame. SOLVE 1. Calculate the velocity of the center of mass: Answer: 2. Transform the initial velocities to the center-of-mass reference frame by subtracting from the initial velocities: Answer: 3. Solve the collision in the center-of-mass reference frame by reversing the velocity of each object: Answer: 4. To find the final velocities in the original frame, add to each final velocity. Answer:...
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- Spring '08
- Mass, centerofmass reference frame