Physics 220: Work sheet on center of mass
3 particles have positions and masses given by:
m1 = 1 kg, m2 = 2 kg, m3 = 1.5 kg,
Find the CM of the particles.
The particles' velocities are:
Find the velocity of the CM.
Find the velocity of each particle in the CM frame.
Find the total momentum of the system in the CM frame: