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Finding velocity of molecules

  1. May 15, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A 32 u oxygen molecule moving in the +x direction at 1100 m/s collides with an oxygen atom of mass 16u moving at 1648 m/s at 38 degrees to the + x-axis. The particles stick together to form an ozone molecule. Find the velocity of the ozone.

    2. Relevant equations

    Not sure

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Not sure
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  3. May 16, 2012 #2


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