Two particles with masses m and 3 m are moving toward each other along the x axis with the same initial speeds v i . Particle m is traveling to the left, and particle 3 m is traveling to the right. They undergo an elastic glancing collision such that particle m is moving in the negative y direction after the collision at a right angle from its initial direction. (a) Find the final speeds of the two particles in terms of v i . (b) What is the angle θ at which the particle 3 m is scattered?

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Chapter 9, Problem 9.93CP
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Two particles with masses m and 3m are moving toward each other along the x axis with the same initial speeds vi. Particle m is traveling to the left, and particle 3m is traveling to the right. They undergo an elastic glancing collision such that particle m is moving in the negative y direction after the collision at a right angle from its initial direction. (a) Find the final speeds of the two particles in terms of vi. (b) What is the angle θ at which the particle 3m is scattered?

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