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(a) What is change in total momentum of the two masses as a result of the collision,

(before the spring compresses)?

ANSWER: __________________ _____

(b) What is the velocity of each mass just after collision (and before the spring

compresses)?

ANSWER: v1f = _______________________ _____

ANSWER: v2f = _______________________ _____

(c) What is the kinetic energy of each mass before collision?

ANSWER: K1i = _______________________ _____

ANSWER: K2i = _______________________ _____

(d) What is the change in total kinetic energy of the two masses as a result of the

collision (before the spring compresses)?

ANSWER: __________________ _____

Answers are suppose to be: A1) 0 A2) 8.46 m/s, 8.46 m/s A3) 48.4 J, 0J A4) -32.3 J