Problem: At what speed do a bicycle and its rider, with a combined mass of 110 kg, have the same momentum as a 1600 kg car traveling at 5.2 m/s?

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At what speed do a bicycle and its rider, with a combined mass of 110 kg, have the same momentum as a 1600 kg car traveling at 5.2 m/s?

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