Posted by **Will** on Sunday, October 19, 2008 at 3:17pm.

A car with a mass of 950 kg and an initial speed of v1 = 21.5 m/s approaches an intersection, as shown in the figure. A 1300 kg minivan traveling northward is heading for the same intersection. The car and minivan collide and stick together. If the direction of the wreckage after the collision is 43.0° above the x axis.

Find the initial speed of the minivan and the final speed of the wreckage, m/s.

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**Julia**, Friday, November 2, 2012 at 4:43am
(950kg)(21.5)=(1300)(Vi van)

Vi van = (950*21.5)/1300

Vi Van = 15.71 m/s

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I don't know how to find the second part.

Can someone answer this ? I was here looking for that answer myself.

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**Julia**, Friday, November 2, 2012 at 7:41am
Never-mind above that's a wrong approach

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