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Homework Help: Physics(Please help)

Posted by Hannah on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 2:04pm.

1) A man (mass = 80.9 kg) jumps straight down from a bridge into a boat (mass = 482 kg) in which a criminal is fleeing. The velocity of the boat is initially +14.5 m/s. What is the velocity of the boat after the man lands in it?

would I subtract the two masses and then multiply by the 14.5m/s?

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