A car of mass m1 = 2000 kg is driving at v1i = 20 m/s due East as it enters an intersection. A minivan of mass m2 = 6000 kg going v2i = 30 m/s drives into the intersection along a road which runs θ = 30 degrees South of West. The meet in a most unhappy fashion.
Which of the following is the final velocity of the combined wreckage?
If the angle α is drawn as shown, how large is it?
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