# Answer on Mechanics | Relativity Question for jessica

Question #22520

A(n) 75.9 kg person throws a(n) 0.059 kg

snowball forward with a ground speed of

31.5 m/s. A second person, of mass 65 kg,

catches the snowball. Both people are on

skates. The first person is initially moving

forward with a speed of 2.36 m/s, and the

second person is initially at rest.

What is the velocity of the first person im-

mediately after the snowball is thrown? Dis-

regard friction between the skates and the ice.

Answer in units of m/s

snowball forward with a ground speed of

31.5 m/s. A second person, of mass 65 kg,

catches the snowball. Both people are on

skates. The first person is initially moving

forward with a speed of 2.36 m/s, and the

second person is initially at rest.

What is the velocity of the first person im-

mediately after the snowball is thrown? Dis-

regard friction between the skates and the ice.

Answer in units of m/s

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