(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A body, initially at rest, explodes into two pieces of mass 2M and 3M respectively, having a total kinetic energy E.

What is the kinetic energy of the piece of mass 2M after the explosion?

2. Relevant equations

0.5mv²=K.E

3. The attempt at a solution

The velocity of the 2 pieces of objects is different,how do i calculate?

Can anyone guide me on how to start?

0.5(2m)(v_1)² + 0.5(3m)(v_2)²=E

How do i proceed?

Thanks for reading,thinking,replying.

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# Homework Help: What is the kinetic energy of the piece of mass

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