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Systems of Particles - Flatcars

Ans. 14.1 .265 m/ sec.
Ans. 14.31 5320 joules.
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14.1)
Flatcar is moving at speed v m/s with respect to ground (when two cars on it are moving with constant speed).
ma = 1800 kg
mb = 1700 kg
m_flat= 20*10^3 kg = 20000 kg
va = 2.35 + v m/s
vb = 1.175 + v ...

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The answers are given in step-by-step equational processes.

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