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Collisions question? (involving momentum)

  1. Mar 13, 2009 #1
    I've been trying solve this problem for a long time but can't figure it out.

    A 3.45 g ball is moving toward a stationary 5.82 g ball with a velocity of 45 m/s. The first ball bounces off at an angle of 36 degrees from its original path with a velocity of 28 m/s. What is the magnitude and direction of the velocity of the second ball after the collision? Is the collision elastic?

    Thank you.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 13, 2009 #2
    What have you worked out so far? Let's see some workings out.

    The Bob
     
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