Can anyone help show me the process of solving the equations(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

(m1*v1)+(M2+V2)=(m1+v1')+(M2+V2')

(.5m1*v1^2)+(.5M2*V2^2)=(.5m1*v1')+(.5M2*V2')

to get the equations

----m1+M2 2M2v

v1' ----- v1 + ----- V2

----m1+M2 m1+M2

-----2m1 M2-m1

V2' ----- v1 + ----- V2

----m1+M2 m1+M2

i need the algebra used or at least how i should start i know you solve one and plug it into the other, but im not sure if i should start by factoring, expanding or what any help would be greatly appreciated. I started by factoring but just need a shove in the right direction.

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