ch09-p130 - Q is x = 1.0 m, then Eq. 9-5 gives x com = m 1...

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130. (a) The center of mass does not move in the absence of external forces (since it was initially at rest). (b) They collide at their center of mass. If the initial coordinate of P is x = 0 and the initial coordinate of
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Unformatted text preview: Q is x = 1.0 m, then Eq. 9-5 gives x com = m 1 x 1 + m 2 x 2 m 1 + m 2 = 0 + (0.30 kg)(1.0 m) 0.1 kg + 0.3 kg = 0.75 m. Thus, they collide at a point 0.75 m from P s original position....
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2011 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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