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Homework Help: Collision between football players

  1. Oct 22, 2007 #1
    A 89.3 kg fullback running east with a speed of 4.91 m/s is tackled by a 94.7 kg opponent running north with a speed of 2.98 m/s.

    (a) If the collision is perfectly inelastic, calculate the speed and direction of the players just after the tackle.
    ___m/s___° (north of east)
    (b) Determine the energy lost as a result of the collision.

    ___J
    Account for the missing energy.

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  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 22, 2007 #2
    Show your effort.
     
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