SAMMM asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 8 months ago

A grocery shopper tosses a(n) 8.2 kg bag of rice into a stationary 19.8 kg grocery cart.?

The bag hits the cart with a horizontal speed

of 6.4 m/s toward the front of the cart.

What is the final speed of the cart and bag?

Answer in units of m/s.

2 Answers

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago
    Favorite Answer

    Momentum conservation shall apply :

    mb*Vb = (mb+mc)*Vc

    Vc = 8.2*6.4/(8.2+19.8) = 1.87 m/sec

  • alex
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Conservation of momentum

    ---> 8.2(6.4) = (19.8+8.2)v

    solve for v

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