A car (mass = 1170 kg) is traveling at 43 m/s when it collides head-on with a sport utility vehicle (mass = 2460 kg) traveling in the opposite direction. In the collision, the two vehicles come to a halt. At what speed was the sport utility vehicle traveling?
physics - bobpursley, Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 7:09pm
change of momentum applies
intial momentum = final momentum
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