# A ball with a mass of # 3 kg# is rolling at #5 m/s# and elastically collides with a resting ball with a mass of #9 kg#. What are the post-collision velocities of the balls?

##### 1 Answer

May 7, 2017

#### Answer:

The velocity of the first ball is

The velocity of the second ball is

#### Explanation:

In an elastic collision, we have conservation of momentum and conservation of kinetic energy

and

Solving the above 2 equations for

and

Taking the direction as positive

Therefore,

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