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A 1.0 103 kg Rover collides into the rear end of a 2.2 103 kg BMW stopped at a red light. The bumpers lock, the brakes are locked, and the two cars skid forward 2.1 m before stopping. The police officer, knowing that the coefficient of kinetic friction between tires and road is 0.36, calculates the speed of the Rover at impact. What was that speed?

A 16 g rifle bullet traveling 235 m/s buries itself in a 3.1 kg pendulum hanging on a 2.8 m long string, which makes the pendulum swing upward in an arc. Determine the horizontal component of the pendulum's displacement.

A 0.200 kg croquet ball makes an elastic head-on collision with a second ball initially at rest. The second ball moves off with half the original speed of the first ball.

(a) What is the mass of the second ball?

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(b) What fraction of the original kinetic energy (KE/KE) gets transferred to the second ball?