Physics

posted by .

A 6-kg clay ball is thrown directly against a perpendicular brick wall at a velocity of 22 m/s and shatters into three pieces, which all fly backward, as shown in the figure. The wall exerts a force on the ball of 2430 N for 0.1 s. One piece of mass 2 kg travels backward at a velocity of 15 m/s and an angle of 32° above the horizontal. A second piece of mass 1 kg travels at a velocity of 7 m/s and an angle of 28° below the horizontal. What is the velocity of the third piece? (Let up be the +y positive direction and to the right be the +x direction.)

  • Physics -

    Initial momentum = Final momentum + impulse delvered by the wall.

    You have all the information you need to solve for the momentum of the third pice.

    Assume the force provided at the wall is in the -x direction

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. physics

    A 45 kg skater is standing still in front of a wall. By pushing against the wall she propels herself backward with a velocity of -1.0 m/s. Her hands are in contact with the wall for 0.80 s. Ignore friction and wind resistance. Find …
  2. 11th grade

    A 40-kg skater is standing still in front of a wall. By pushing against the wall she propels herself backward with a velocity of -1.8 m/s. Her hands are in contact with the wall for 0.80 s. Ignore friction and wind resistance. Find …
  3. Physics - Please Help

    An m = 6.80-kg clay ball is thrown directly against a perpendicular brick wall at a velocity of 22.0 m/s and shatters into three pieces, which all fly backward, as shown in the figure. The wall exerts a force on the ball of 2670 N …
  4. Physics

    An m = 6.80-kg clay ball is thrown directly against a perpendicular brick wall at a velocity of 22.0 m/s and shatters into three pieces, which all fly backward, as shown in the figure. The wall exerts a force on the ball of 2670 N …
  5. Physics

    A lump of clay with a mass of 5.0 ! 10-2 kg is thrown toward a wall with a velocity of 3.0 m/s. The clay bounces off the wall with a velocity of #0.5 m/s. What is the impulse on the clay?
  6. Physics

    21) A 46 kg skater is standing still in front of a wall. By pushing against the wall she propels herself backward with a velocity of – 1.2 m /s. Her hands are in contact with the wall for 0.8 s. Ignore friction and wind resistance …
  7. Physics

    A 48.8-kg skater is standing at rest in front of a wall. By pushing against the wall she propels herself backward with a velocity of -1.88 m/s. Her hands are in contact with the wall for 0.763 s. Ignore friction and wind resistance. …
  8. physics

    A tennis ball (m= 0.2 kg) is thrown at a brick wall. It is traveling horizontally at 16 just before hitting the wall and rebounds from the wall at 8 , still traveling horizontally. The ball is in contact with the wall for 0.04 s. What …
  9. physics

    A 40.2-kg skater is standing at rest in front of a wall. By pushing against the wall she propels herself backward with a velocity of -1.84 m/s. Her hands are in contact with the wall for 1.17 s. Ignore friction and wind resistance. …
  10. physics

    A 53.8-kg skater is standing at rest in front of a wall. By pushing against the wall she propels herself backward with a velocity of -1.33 m/s. Her hands are in contact with the wall for 0.960 s. Ignore friction and wind resistance. …

More Similar Questions