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Collisions - Velocity and Direction

A 1500-kg car traveling due East at 30 m/s crashes into a 2000-kg vehicle heading North at 25 m/s, exactly in the center of an icy intersection and the two remain stuck together. Ignoring frictional forces, determine the initial velocity and direction of the crumpled vehicles immediately after the crash.

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