Problem: An object with an initial momentum represented by the vector below, strikes an object that is initially at rest. Which of the following sets of vectors may represent the momenta of the two objects after the collision? Note carefully: The original vector below and the following vectors are ALL DRAWN TO THE SAME LENGTH SCALE.

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An object with an initial momentum represented by the vector below, strikes an object that is initially at rest. Which of the following sets of vectors may represent the momenta of the two objects after the collision? Note carefully: The original vector below and the following vectors are ALL DRAWN TO THE SAME LENGTH SCALE.

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