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Consider a system consisting of three particles:

m1 = 4 kg, 1 = < 10, -4, 15 > m/s

m2 = 6 kg, 2 = < -14, 6, -4 > m/s

m3 = 3 kg, 3 = < -21, 39, 19 > m/s

(a) What is the total momentum of this system?

(b) What is the velocity of the center of mass of this system?

(c) What is the translational kinetic energy of this system?

(d) What is the kinetic energy of this system relative to the center of mass?

(e) What is the total kinetic energy of this system?

3. The attempt at a solution

i was able to solve parts a , b, c and i know that part e is the addition of part c + part d , i need help on part d. Thanks

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# Homework Help: System with 3 Particles

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