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Posted by Amy on Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 9:52pm.

In an ice show a 40.0 kg skater leaps into the air and is caught by an initially stationary 65.0 kg skater.

(a) What is their final velocity assuming negligible friction and that the leaper's original horizontal velocity was 4.00 m/s?

(b) How much kinetic energy is lost?

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