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A cannon of mass 200kg, fires a cannonball with a mass of 10kg. The cannon ball leaves the barrel of the cannon with a velocity of 60 m/s. Using the law of conservation of momentum , explain what happens to the cannon when the cannon ball is fired. (Answer should include calculation.)
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