Two balls A and B having different but unkown masses collide. A is initially at rest and B has a speed v moving North. After collision B has a speed v/2 and moves perpendicular (East) to the original motion. Find the direction of motion of A after collision. Is it possible to determine the speed of A from the information given? Explain.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

What I did was I drew out a grid with x and y axis, and I figured that the y-axis would have to cancel out while momentum is conserved in the x-axis, so the motion is going to be somewhere in hte lower left quadrant. But after that, I'm stuck.

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