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Elastic Collisions solving for velocity any help?

  1. Jul 26, 2009 #1
    1/2m1v1,o=1/2m1v1f^2 +1/2m2v2f^2
    m1v1,0= m1v1f + m2v2f

    any idea on how to solve for m1v1f and m2v2f
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  3. Jul 26, 2009 #2


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    Welcome to PF!

    Hi bigred22! Welcome to PF! :smile:

    (try using the X2 and X2 tags just above the Reply box :wink:)
    Try dividing everything by m1, and squaring the second equation. :wink:
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