A 35 kg ice skater traveling at 12 m/s runs head-on into a 65 kg skater traveling straight forward at 4 m/s. At what speed do the ice skaters travel if they move (stuck) together after the collision?
i put it below. i dont know if youre supposed to use something else. or if theres something eaiser.
The Attempt at a Solution
answer from the teacher is 1.6 m/s.
i tried this:
thats what i got. is it all wrong? i know the equation stuff isnt because thats from my teacher. but when i do the math its not the same. its supposed to be 1.6 m/s. am i missing a step?