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    Linear Momentum and Collisions

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    A neon atom (m = 20 u) makes a perfectly elastic collision with another atom. After the impact, the neon atom travels away at a 54.4° angle from its original direction and the unknown atom travels away at a 50.0° angle. What is the mass of the unknown atom?

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    The expert examines linear momentum and collisions.

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