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(Solved): Question 17: A 2300kg luxury sedan stopped at a traffic light. This sedan was then struck from t ...



Question 17:
A \( 2300 \mathrm{~kg} \) luxury sedan stopped at a traffic light. This sedan was then struck from the rear by a

Question 17: A luxury sedan stopped at a traffic light. This sedan was then struck from the rear by a compact car that had a mass of . The 2 cars stick together as a result of the collision as shown below. If the compact car was moving with a velocity of to the west before the collision, then: a) What is the velocity of the combined mass after the collision? b) What is the decrease in kinetic energy during the collision? c) What is the type of collision? Explain your answer.


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There will be conservation of momentum of cars as a system. Consider the final s
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