Question: A youth hockey player with a mass of 30 0 kg

A youth hockey player with a mass of 30.0 kg is initially moving at to the east. He intercepts and catches on the stick a puck initially moving at 35.0 m/s at an angle of θ = 60o (Fig. 6.41). Assume that the puck’s mass is 0.18 kg and the player and puck form a single object for a few seconds.
(a) Determine the direction angle and speed of the puck and skater after the collision.
(b) Was this collision elastic or inelastic? Prove your answer with numbers.

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