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Opus in profectus

Momentum in Two Dimensions

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Problems

practice

  1. Write something.
  2. Write something else.
  3. Write something different.
  4. Write something completely different.

worksheets

  1. accident-reconstruction-1.pdf
    Your consulting agency, with its extensive knowledge of physics, has been subpoenaed to provide expert testimony at an automobile accident case in civil court. The case involves a crash between a Ford Escort car and a tractor-trailer truck. Answer all questions completely. Show the work done in arriving at your answers.
  2. accident-reconstruction-2.pdf
    This activity was adapted from the Crash Reconstruction Proficiency Test administered by the Ohio State Highway Patrol in 1995. Read the police report of the accident and then answer the questions completely. Show the work done in arriving at your answers.
  3. an-elastic-collision-in-2d.pdf
    Complete the table and verify that mechanical energy was conserved in the collision between the two hypothetical objects shown in the diagram.