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Problem 8.5: Determine mass of small car

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A large 2500-kg truck (blue) collides with a small car (brown) as shown in the animation (position is given in meters and time is given in seconds). After the collision, the vehicles move at constant velocity. What is the mass of the small car? Restart.

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