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What is the equation to find the velocity of the center of mass?
since...
[tex]x_{CofM}=\frac{m_1x_1+m_2x_2}{M_{total}}[/tex]
then...
[tex]v_{CofM}=\frac{d(m_1x_1+m_2x_2)}{dt(M_{total})}[/tex]
this means...
if p=momentum
[tex]v_{CofM}=\frac{p}{M_{total}}[/tex]
is this correct?
since...
[tex]x_{CofM}=\frac{m_1x_1+m_2x_2}{M_{total}}[/tex]
then...
[tex]v_{CofM}=\frac{d(m_1x_1+m_2x_2)}{dt(M_{total})}[/tex]
this means...
if p=momentum
[tex]v_{CofM}=\frac{p}{M_{total}}[/tex]
is this correct?