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Velocity After Impact

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Two bowling balls are rolling toward each other. Ball A has a mass of 5 KG. Ball B has a mass of 6 KG.

Ball A is traveling at 3 m/s. Ball B is traveling at 6 m/s.
After impact, Ball B continues to move in its current direction at 1 m/s.
What is Ball A's velocity after impact?

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Hi there,

Thanks for letting me work on your post. Here is my explanation:

Usually, there is always conservation of momentum no matter if there is heat generated during the ...

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The velocity after impact is examined.