an object A 2.5kg is traveling at 25meters per second collides head on with a 5kg mass b calculate the velocity of the 5kg mass if
1.the mass b is initially at rest
2.traveling opposite to mass A at 20m/s
3.traveling in the same direction as A at 12m/s

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  2. Have to know if the collision is elastic (kinetic energy conserved) or completely inelastic (they stick together after they hit). In between is not likely in this subject.

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