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Posted by **Anne** on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 10:25pm.

What is the velocity of the object with the larger mass?

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**drwls**, Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 10:54pmThe answer: Whatever it takes to make the total momentum of the two objects zero.

Their individual momenta will be equal in magnitude and opposite in direction.

Use that fact to solve for the larger object's velocity.

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