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A ball moving with a speed of 26 m/s strikes an identical ball that is initially at rest. After the collision, the incoming ball has been deviated by angle 1 = 50° from its original direction, and the struck ball moves off at angle 2 = 29° from the original direction (Fig. 9-37). What are the speeds of the two balls after the collision

i cant get it started

i know its momentum, and we need vectors but i cant budge it... please help

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  1. initial x momentum = 26 m

    final x momentum = V1 m cos 50 + V2 m cos 29

    initial y momentum = 0

    final y momentum = V1 m sin 50 - V2 m sin 29

    final x momentum = initial x momentum
    final y momentum = initial y momentum
    m cancels everywhere
    2 linear equations, 2 unknowns V1 and V2

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  2. well, the answer is simple. it is one.

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