Show all work clearly and neatly. Beginning with this problem, you must use the Problem Solving Guidelines handout. A car of mass mi traveling north at a velocity of vio,x Collides with a truck of mass m2 traveling south at a velocity of v20,x They lock together after the collision. ASsume north is positive. Note that the signs of the velocities are "hidden" within the symbols; that is one velocity is positive and one is negative - do not add additional negative "in front" of the symbol. (a) Determine an algebraic expression for the velocity of the combined car/truck. (b) Determine an algebraic expression for the acceleration of the combined car/truck if the coefficient of kinetic friction between the tires and pavement is Ик. (c) Determine an algebraic expression for the final position of the combined car/truck when they come to rest. The answer should be: mv10,x +m2v20, 24x8 (m, +m,)

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Show all work clearly and neatly. Beginning with this problem, you must use the Problem Solving
Guidelines handout.
A car of mass mi traveling north at a velocity of vio,x Collides with a truck of mass m2 traveling south at a velocity of v20,x
They lock together after the collision. ASsume north is positive. Note that the signs of the velocities are "hidden" within
the symbols; that is one velocity is positive and one is negative - do not add additional negative "in front" of the symbol.
(a) Determine an algebraic expression for the velocity of the combined car/truck.
(b) Determine an algebraic expression for the acceleration of the combined car/truck if the coefficient of kinetic friction
between the tires and
pavement is
Ик.
(c) Determine an algebraic expression for the final position of the combined car/truck when they come to rest. The
answer should be:
mv10,x +m2v20,
24x8 (m, +m,)
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Show all work clearly and neatly. Beginning with this problem, you must use the Problem Solving Guidelines handout. A car of mass mi traveling north at a velocity of vio,x Collides with a truck of mass m2 traveling south at a velocity of v20,x They lock together after the collision. ASsume north is positive. Note that the signs of the velocities are "hidden" within the symbols; that is one velocity is positive and one is negative - do not add additional negative "in front" of the symbol. (a) Determine an algebraic expression for the velocity of the combined car/truck. (b) Determine an algebraic expression for the acceleration of the combined car/truck if the coefficient of kinetic friction between the tires and pavement is Ик. (c) Determine an algebraic expression for the final position of the combined car/truck when they come to rest. The answer should be: mv10,x +m2v20, 24x8 (m, +m,)

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