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Momentum

# Momentum - This is when the two were moving at different...

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Adam J. Englert October 22, 2008 Momentum Lab 8:30 – 10:20 Lab partners: None The purpose of this experiment is to test for conservation of linear momentum in the collision of two pucks. Vi of Blue Vf of Blue Vi of Red Vf of Red 6 0 0 6 8 0 0 8 10 0 0 10

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Vi of Blue Vf of Blue Vi of Red Vf of Red 6 -6 -6 6 8 -8 -8 8 10 -10 -10 10 Vi of Blue Vf of Blue Vi of Red Vf of Red 6 0 0 6 8 0 0 8 10 0 0 10 Vi of Blue Vf of Blue Vi of Red Vf of Red x=6 x=-2.6 x=-9 x=-0.4 y=6 y=-7.2 y=-3 y=10.2 x=8 x=-0.8 x=-12 x=-3.2 y=8 y=-9.6 y=-4 y=13.6 x=10 x=-1 x=-15 x=-4 y=10 y=-12 y=-5 y=17 This was when one was moving and the other was stable. This is when the two pucks were moving at opposite directions. This was when one puck was moving at a 45 degree angle and the other one was stable.
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Unformatted text preview: This is when the two were moving at different angles towards each other. So as you can see from this data that the velocity of the x-motion comes out to be the same at the initial position as it does in the final position. You could say the same is true for the y-motion velocities. So in conclusion, I would state that in a frictionless plane the two pucks that collided together with equal masses, would indeed have the same velocity at the initial point as it does right after impact....
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