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Posted by Taylor on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 5:08pm.

A 70-kg fisherman in a 138-kg boat throws a package of mass m = 15 kg horizontally toward the right with a speed of vi = 4.8 m/s as in the figure below. Neglecting water resistance, and assuming the boat is at rest before the package is thrown, find the velocity of the boat after the package is thrown.
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