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Problem: An 54.5 kg object moving to the right at 55.9 cm/s overtakes and collides elastically with a second 35.7 kg object moving in the same direction at 39 cm/s. Find the velocity of the second object after the collision.1. 39.26342. 56.50273. 38.82144. 55.32435. 59.42246. 39.98137. 58.31228. 57.21069. 41.241410. 48.0473

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An 54.5 kg object moving to the right at 55.9 cm/s overtakes and collides elastically with a second 35.7 kg object moving in the same direction at 39 cm/s. Find the velocity of the second object after the collision.

1. 39.2634

2. 56.5027

3. 38.8214

4. 55.3243

5. 59.4224

6. 39.9813

7. 58.3122

8. 57.2106

9. 41.2414

10. 48.0473

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