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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Emily on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 10:27pm.

Note: Take East as the positive direction.
A(n) 86 kg fisherman jumps from a dock
into a 131 kg rowboat at rest on the West side
of the dock.
If the velocity of the fisherman is 5.2 m/s
to the West as he leaves the dock, what is the
final velocity of the fisherman and the boat?

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