Two bumper cars are in a collision. Each car has a mass of 300 kilograms.
In the red car is a man with a mass
of 90 kilograms. In the green car is
a woman with a mass of 45 kilograms. Both cars are traveling at the same
velocity. They hit each other at an angle in a glancing collision.
What does the collision look like?
Select one of the two outcomes below.
The red car is deflected at a sharper
angle than the green car. The green car speeds up. The red car slows
The green car is deflected at a sharper
angle than the red car. The green car speeds up. The red car slows down.