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B Angular Velocity in Linear Momentum Equation

  1. Sep 24, 2016 #1
    m1v1 = m2v2
    v = rω
    m1(rω)1 = m2(rω)2
    m1ω1 = m2ω2
    Does this make sense?
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  3. Sep 24, 2016 #2


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    For which scenario?
  4. Sep 24, 2016 #3
    For Newton's Cradle
    because the pendulum in Newton's cradle swings down to collide and transfer momentum to the ball on the other end.
  5. Sep 26, 2016 #4
    Then yes.
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