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Unformatted text preview: Activity 15: Momentum and Collisions March 11, 2008 At the intersection of Main Street and Rte 322, a yellow, subcompact car with mass 950 kg traveling east on Rte 322 collides with a maroon pickup truck with mass 1900 kg that is traveling north on Main and ran a red light. The two vehicles stick together as a result of the collision and, after the collision, the wreckage is sliding at 16.0 m/s in the direction east of north (24 as shown). The collision occurs during a heavy rainstorm; you can ignore friction forces between the vehicles and the wet road. a. Calculate the speed of the car before the collision. b. Calculate the speed of the truck before the collision....
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