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# A stationary $165 \mathrm{~kg}$ football player is tackled by a $178 \mathrm{~kg}$ player running at $8 \mathrm{~m} / \mathrm{s}$ a. How fast are they moving after the collision? b. What is the impulse imparted on the stationary player? c. What is the impulse imparted on the moving player?

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$m_1=165$ kg $m_2=178$ kg $v_1=0\,\frac{\text{m}}{\text{s}}$ $v_2=8\,\frac{\text{m}}{\text{s}}$

In this task, we will calculate a) how fast they move after a collision, b) impulse that is transmitted to a stationary player, c) impulse that acts on a moving player.

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