(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Two identical pucks, each of inertia m, are connected to a rod of

length 2r and negligible inertia that is free to rotate about its center. A third puck of inertia m strikes one of the connected pucks perpendicular to the rod with a speed vi

Write the expression for conservation of angular momentum in terms of m, vi, the

ﬁnal velocity of the puck, vf , and ω, the angular speed of the connected pucks. No I’s should be left. You do not need to solve these for vf and ω

2. Relevant equations

Well angular momentum is L=Iω

I=(1/2)MR^2

3. The attempt at a solution

I have L=((1/2)MR^2)(ω)

However I dont see where the Velocities should go

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# Conservation of angular momentum of pucks

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