Momentum Tut 1

1. Truck A of mass 4500 kg travels at a constant velocity of 50km.h-1 while towing Bakkie B of mass 1250kg with a rope. Truck A suddenly stops. Unfortunately Bakkie B has no brakes and slams into the rear of truck A and Bakkie B comes to an immediate stop. Calculate the speed of Truck A immediately after the collision.

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