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A 60Kg ice skater, at rest on frictionaless lce, tosses a 12kg snowball with velocity given by v= 3.0i + 4.0j m/s, where the x and y axes are both in the horizontal plane. What is the subsequent belocity of the skater?

2. Relevant equations

p=mv

3. The attempt at a solution

I thought this was a momentum problem where I had to convert the velocity out of i + j form. I think it is 5 m/s.

I tried m1v1=m2v2 but i am not sure if that is right...

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Throwing snowball on ice

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