Which box ends up moving faster

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Homework Statement



Two balls of equal mass are thrown horizontally with the same initial velocity. They hit identical stationary boxes resting on a frictionless horizontal surface. The ball hitting box 1 bounces back,while the ball hitting box 2 gets stuck. Which box ends up moving faster



The Attempt at a Solution



I would think that box 2 ends up moving faster. Is this correct
Thanks
 
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hage567
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Why do you think that? I would think you would need to show it mathematically. Have you done that?
 

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