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A 1500 kg car moving east at 15 m/s collides with a 1730 kg car moving south at 15 m/s and the two cars stick together. What is the velocity of the cars right after the collision?
How much kinetic energy was converted to another form during the collision?

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    Momentum, a vector, is conserved. Work conservation of momentum in E, and then in S directions.

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