Conservation of Momentum in Inelastic Collisions

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Can someone explain to me the vector nature of momentum in a case where two objects collide and stick together?
 

Doc Al

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How about:
[tex]m_1\vec{v}_1 + m_2\vec{v}_2 = (m_1 + m_2)\vec{v}_f[/tex]

Read this: Inelastic Collisions
 
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Yes! I remember seeing that link once before. I was looking for it but couldn't find it. Thanks Doc Al. :)
 

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