# Physics

Two identical gliders slide toward each other on an air track. One moves at 2 m/s and the other at 1 m/s. If they stick together, the combination slides at? Why?

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asked by Meaka
1. conservation of momentum
2-1=(2)V
v=.5m/s in the direction of the original 2m/s velocity

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