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Lab #5: Conservation of Linear MomentumData Table #1: Recorded SpeedsElastic CollisionV1(projectile)BeforeV1(projectile)AfterV2(target)AfterM1(projectile)=M2(target)0.352 m/s0 m/s0.343 m/sM1(projectile)<M2(target)0.358 m/s-0.121 m/s0.230 m/sM1(projectile)>M2(target)0.400 m/s0.120 m/s0.491 m/sInelastic CollisionV1(projectile)BeforeV1(projectile)AfterV2(target)AfterM1(projectile)=M2(target)0.402 m/s0.196 m/s0.194 m/sExplosionV1(back half)BeforeV2(front half)AfterM1(projectile)=M2(target)-0.154 m/s0.141 m/sWrap-upV1Gate1V1Gate2M1(projectile)0.441 m/s0.435 m/s** Fill out data tables using The Data document on Moodle, do this as you watch the video, that way the analysis will make much more sense** Data Table #2: Recorded MassesProjectile Cart (M1)0.50530 kgMagnetic Target Cart(M2)0.50175 kgAdded Steel Weight0.49920 kgData Table #3: Momenta and Kinetic Energies of each cartMomentum of Each Cart ( kg m/s)Kinetic Energy of Each Cart (J)Elastic Collisionsp1(projectile)Beforep1(projectile)Afterp2(target)AfterKE1(projectile)BeforeKE1(projectile)AfterKE2(target)AfterM1(projectile)=M2(target)0.17800.1733180.031300.029724M1(projectile)<M2(target)0.181-0.06110.2300.03240.003700.0266M1(projectile)>M2(target)0.4030.1210.2470.08000.007230.0604Inelastic Collision
M1(projectile)=M2(target)0.2030.1960.09900.04080.009710.00951Momentum of Each Cart (kg m/s)Kinetic Energy (J)Explosionp1(Back half)Afterp2(front half)AfterKE1(back half)AfterKE2(front half)AfterM1(projectile)=M2(target)-0.07800.07120.006000.00502Momentum of Each Cart (kg m/s)Kinetic Energy (J)Wrap-Upp1(Gate1)p2(IGate2)KE1(Gate1)KE2(Gate2)M1(projectile)0.2230.2200.04910.0478P1(projectile 1 before) Momentum= 0.50530 kg*0.352 m/s=0.178kg m/sKE1(projectile 1 before) Kinetic= (.5)(0.50530)(0.352^2)=0.0313 JData Table #4: Total Momenta and Kinetic EnergiesTotal Momentum ( kg m/s)Total Kinetic Energy (J)ElasticBeforeAfterBeforeAfterM1(projectile)=M2(target)0.1780.1733180.03130.029724M1(projectile)<M2(target)0.1810.1690.03240.0303M1(projectile)>M2(target)0.4030.3680.08000.0641Inelastic CollisionBefore