The mass of the blue puck shown below is 30.0% greater than the mass of the green one. Before colliding, the pucks approach each other with momenta of equal magnitudes and opposite directions, and the green puck has an initial speed of 11.0 m/s. Find the speeds of the pucks after the collision if half the kinetic energy of the system becomes internal energy during the collision.
So...
green puck = m
blue puck = 1.30m
But I have no idea how to use conservation of energy and kinetic energy to solve this problem. Please help.
-Kevin
So...
green puck = m
blue puck = 1.30m
But I have no idea how to use conservation of energy and kinetic energy to solve this problem. Please help.
-Kevin