# Analyzing Inelastic Collision Data from a graph

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A head on collision between mass and mass B occurs as described in the F vs s graph below.

Complete the table in the data section

Find $\vec{x}$A
Find $\vec{x}$B

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2. Relevant equations
P=mv
$\Delta$P=Ft

3. The attempt at a solution

I’ve attempted to use the impulse and the momentum formula to apply to the graph but the numbers just isn’t matching up I am unsure of how the 0 and 75 was arrived at just by observing the graph nor can I figure out how velocity 1 was 24 vs v2 at 0.

This is algebraic physics not calculus.

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