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Homework Help: Really Physics

Posted by Bob on Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 6:45pm.

A 2.4 Kg object moving to the right at 0.8c collides with a 3.2 kg object moving to left at 0.6c. They stick
together. Find the mass and velocity of the resulting combined object by;
a) assuming that you have no knowledge of relativistic physics,
b) using the special theory of relativity.
c) Compute the chance in the kinetic energy, what does it correspond to?

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