Question

Two asteroids collide at a
90^{o} angle. Before the collision, one
asteroid, with a mass of 15,000 kg, is moving with a velocity of 25
m/s to the right. The other asteroid, with a mass of
25,000 kg, is moving with a velocity of 35 m/s in a downward
direction. They collide so that the first asteroid (the
smaller one) hits the left side of the second asteroid, and then
continues to move forward, but with only 1/5 of its original
speed. Find the new speed and direction of the larger
asteroid.

Answer #1

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