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Unformatted text preview: ociNes you ﬁnd, verify that collision is indeed elasNc. Problem Solving for Two Dimensional Collisions • Coordinates: Set up both coordinate axes and deﬁne your velociNes with respect to these axes – It is convenient to choose the x or y axis to coincide with one of the iniNal velociNes • Diagram: In your sketch, draw and label all the velociNes and masses Problem Solving for Two Dimensional Collisions, 2 • Conserva1on of Momentum: Write expressions for the x and y components of the momentum of each object before and aYer the collision – Write expressions for the total momentum before and aYer the collision in the x direcNon and in the y direcNon Problem Solving for Two Dimensional Collisions, 3 • Conserva1on of Ene...
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