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The collision between a hammer and a nail can be considered to be approximately elastic. Estimate the kinetic energy acquired by a 15 g nail when it is struck by a 550 g hammer moving with a speed of 3.7 m/s.

Do I use this equation: (M1 * Vo) = (M1 * V1Final) + (M2 * V2Final)

My book doesn't help anymore than this! Please help!

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# Homework Help: Hammer and Nail

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