Is it possible to solve for an elastic collision when v(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); _{b}and v'_{a}are the two unknowns? I have been trying for a few hours to solve for either unknown using the conservation of momentum and the conservation of total kinetic energy equations but have come up with nothing. Can anyone help?

mava +mbvb = mav'a + mbv'b

1/2mav^{2}a +1/2mbv^{2}b = 1/2mav'^{2}a + 1/2mbv'^{2}b

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# Homework Help: Elastic collision: Help solving for unknowns

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