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

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