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After the collision, what is the speed of the basketball, the car. How much slowdown?

A 754 kg car moving 25.2 m/s strikes a 0.755 kg basketball that is traveling at 2.00 m/s directly into the front of the car. The collision is perfectly elastic and the basketball moves directly forward. After the collision what is the speed of the:

a) ball?

b) car?

c) by how much does the car slow down due to the collision?

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