# known final velocity. The momentum conservation equation reads(m + M)ūj(6.6)moliMiwhere f is the common final velocity of the two gliders together

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Inelastic Collision

Calculate the combined velocity of the two gliders after collision collision from the v1i and v2i from values below using the attached equation.

M1 : 195.2g ± 0.1g

M2: 182.8g ± 0.1g

 M1 (needle) M2 (wax) Intial Velocity 0.28m/s Intial Velocity 0.0m/s Final Velocity 0.15m/s Final Velocity 0.15m/s help_outlineImage Transcriptioncloseknown final velocity. The momentum conservation equation reads (m + M)ūj (6.6) moliMi where f is the common final velocity of the two gliders together fullscreen
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Step 1

According to the conservation of momentum equation,

Step 2

Substitute the values, to calculate the combined v...

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