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cos(x) = (vi)/(vf+V9)

how do you find the value for each of the velocity??? I try using Pythagoras theory for the triangel but no use....

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cos(x) = (vi)/(vf+V9)

how do you find the value for each of the velocity??? I try using Pythagoras theory for the triangel but no use....

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You then can use "conservation of momentum". Using v

<mv

Setting the x-coordinates equal gives mv

That gives you 2 equations for the 3 unknown values v

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