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two bumper cars in an amusement park ride collide elastically as one approaches the other directly from the rear. car A has a mass of 500kg and carB 600kg, owing to fidderences in passenger mass. if car A approaches at 4m/s and car B is moving at 3.2 m/s, calculate

a) their velocities after the collision

b)the change in momentum of each

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