problem13_81

University Physics with Modern Physics with Mastering Physics (11th Edition)

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13.81: a) For the center of mass to be at rest, the total momentum must be zero, so the momentum vectors must be of equal magnitude but opposite directions, and the momenta can be represented as . and p p - b) ( 29 . 2 2 2 2 2 2 tot m p m p K = ×
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Unformatted text preview: = c) The argument of part (a) is valid for any masses. The kinetic energy is ( 29 ( 29 . 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 tot m m m m p m m m m p m p m p K + = + = + =...
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