Angular momentum of a glancing inelastic collision

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Homework Statement



http://puu.sh/5rfl9.png [Broken]

Homework Equations



CM = Σmr / Σm
L = Σ (r x p)

The Attempt at a Solution



CM = 0.118 * (0.0036 + 0.00657) / (0.0723 + 0.118)
= 0.00630614818 m (from the centre of top disk)


L = Σ (r x p)
= [0.118 * (0.0036 + 0.00657) / (0.0723 + 0.118)] * 0.0723 * 1.55
= 0.00070669849
 
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TSny
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Check your conversion from centimeters to meters.
 

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