Two particles P andQare released from rest 1.0 m apart.P has a mass of 0.10 kg, and Qa mass of 0.30 kg.P andQattract each other with a constant force of 1.0 * 10-2 N. No external forces act on the system. (a) What is the speed of the center of mass of P and Q when the separation is 0.50 m? (b) At what distance from P’s original position do the particles collide?

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Two particles P andQare released from rest 1.0 m apart.P has
a mass of 0.10 kg, and Qa mass of 0.30 kg.P andQattract each other
with a constant force of 1.0 * 10-2 N. No external forces act on the
system. (a) What is the speed of the center of mass of P and Q when
the separation is 0.50 m? (b) At what distance from P’s original position
do the particles collide?

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