Posted by **Vladimyr** on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 9:18pm.

Two cars are moving. The first car has twice the mass of the second car, but only half as much kinetic energy. Then, both cars increase their speed by 8.00 m/s. They then have the same kinetic energy. The original speeds of the two cars are, respectively,

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**Elena**, Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 7:36am
m1 =2•m2,

KE1 =KE2/2.

m1•v1²/2 =m2•v2²/2 = m1•v2²/4.

v1=v2/2.

m1• (v1+8)²/2 = m2• (v2+8)²/2 =

=m1• (v2+8)²/4,

v1 =sqrt(32)= 5.66 m/s.

v2 =11.3 m/s

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**Breyonna Fawling **, Friday, December 5, 2014 at 2:10pm
What if the instead of 8.00m/s it was 6.52m/s?

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