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Two cars approach an icecovered intersection. One car, of mass 1.22 103 kg, is initially traveling north at 10.6 m/s. The other car, of mass 1.69 103 kg, is initially traveling east at 10.6 m/s. The cars reach the intersection at the same instant, collide, and move off coupled together. Find the velocity of the center of mass of the twocar system just after the collision
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