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# Solved: A car of mass m traveling at speed v crashes into

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A car of mass m traveling at speed v crashes into the rear of a truck of mass 2m that is at rest and in neutral at an intersection. If the collision is perfectly inelastic, what is the speed of the combined car and truck after the collision? (a) v (b) v/2 (c) v/3 (d) 2v (e) None of these

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General Physics 151 Week 12 and 13 Notes (November 14, 2016) Chapter 10: Temperature and Heat Key to my notes: All notes that are taken from the lecture will be the first section, notes I take from the textbook will be the second section, and the vocabulary words from the chapter with definitions will be the last sections! (: Lecture Notes  Temperature: a measure of average kinetic energy of each particle in the system o Average kinetic energy = coefficient of choice X (final temperature – reference temperature)  Heat: a form of energy passed between a system and its environment other than by doing work or transferring matter

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