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Problem 33 Easy Difficulty

On a very muddy football field, a $110-\mathrm{kg}$ linebacker tackles an $85-\mathrm{kg}$ halfback. Immediately before the collision, the line-backer is slipping with a velocity of 8.8 $\mathrm{m} / \mathrm{s}$ north and the halfback is sliding with a velocity of 7.2 $\mathrm{m} / \mathrm{s}$ east. What is the velocity (magnitude and direction) at which the two players move together immediately after the collision?


$v_{2}=5.87 \mathrm{m} / \mathrm{s}, 57.7^{\circ}$ north of east


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