# Question

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.

(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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