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A 950 kg sports car collides into the rear end of a 2250 kg SUV stopped at the red light. After the collision, the two cars lock together and slide...

A 950 kg sports car collides into the rear end of a 2250 kg SUV stopped at the red light. After the collision, the two cars lock together and slide forward with a speed or 2.0 m/s. A) Compute the initial velocity of the sports car ? B) Compute the total kinetic energy before and after the collision. How much energy was dissipated in the collision ? What happens to it ?
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a) Initial speed of the car is 6.7368 m/s b) K.E... View the full answer

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