# Conservation of Momentum in Inelastic Collisions

1. Oct 5, 2007

### kevina

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

2. Oct 5, 2007

### Staff: Mentor

How about:
$$m_1\vec{v}_1 + m_2\vec{v}_2 = (m_1 + m_2)\vec{v}_f$$

Read this: Inelastic Collisions

Last edited: Oct 5, 2007
3. Oct 5, 2007

### kevina

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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