# A ball with a mass of #12kg# moving at #4 m/s# hits a still ball with a mass of #2 kg#. If the first ball stops moving, how fast is the second ball moving?

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Using the principle of conservation of momentum, we can find the final velocity of the second ball.

Initial momentum = Final momentum

( m_1 \times v_1 + m_2 \times v_2 = 0 )

Where ( m_1 = 12 ) kg, ( v_1 = 4 ) m/s, ( m_2 = 2 ) kg (mass of the still ball), and ( v_2 ) is the final velocity of the second ball.

( 12 \times 4 + 2 \times v_2 = 0 )

( 48 + 2v_2 = 0 )

( 2v_2 = -48 )

( v_2 = \frac{-48}{2} )

( v_2 = -24 ) m/s

So, the second ball is moving at 24 m/s in the opposite direction.

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