9.17.Model:We will define our system to be birdbug.+This is the case of an inelastic collision because the bird and bug move together after the collision. Horizontal momentum is conserved because there are no external forces acting on the system during the collision in the impulse approximation. Visualize:Solve:The conservation of momentum equation
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course PHYS 1211 taught by Professor Geller during the Fall '09 term at UGA.