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    Question: Miguel has a mass of 100 kg and is running toward end-zone at 9 m/s. Gonzales mass of 75 kg runs at Miguel at 12 m/s. They collide at two year line. Does Miguel score? Explain using momentum or collision.

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    In a collision, the momentum change of an object 1 (Miguel in this case) is equal and opposite too the momentum change of object 2 (Ginzales in this case). That is, the momentum lost by object 1 is equal to the momentum ...

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