# Applying the law of conservation of momentum

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A particle of mass m and velocity Vo collides elastically with a particle of mass M initially at rest and is scattered through angle, A, in the center of mass system.

a) Find the final velocity of m in the laboratory system.

b) Find the fractional loss of kinetic energy of m.

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a)Applying the law of conservation of momentum

<br>mvo = mvf CosA

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<br>Where vf is the final velocity of the ...

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