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A child in a boat throws a 5.90kg package out horizontally with a speed of 10.0 m/s. The mass of the child is 26.6 kg and the mass of the boat is 38.2 kg . Calculate the velocity of the boat immediately after, assuming it was initially at rest.
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conserving momentum,
(38.2+26.6)v = 5.90*10posted by Steve
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