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A 3 kg slab of putty moving at 8 m/s strikes, and sticks to, a 5 kg slab of stationary putty. What is the final speed of the combined mass?

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    (3kg)(8m/s)+ (5kg)(0m/s)
    24kg*m/s
    =
    (3kg+5kg)vf
    (8kg)vf

    24kg*m/s=(8kg)vf
    vf=3m/s

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