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Two particles, each of mass m and speed v, travel in opposite directions along parallel lines separated by a distance d.
(a) Find an expression for the magnitude L of the angular momentum of the two-particle system around a point midway between the two lines. Use m for the mass, v for the speed and d for the distance of separation.

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    L = 2*m*v*(d/2) = m*v*d

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