Posted by **Aaron** on Monday, February 13, 2012 at 12:27am.

It’s a beautiful winter day, and you and your friend are throwing around a 5 kg medicine ball on a very slippery frozen lake. You throw the ball toward your friend, and notice that you subsequently slide backwards with a speed of 1 m/s. If your mass is 60 kg, how fast did you throw the ball?

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