Simple question, if a dog jumps on a stationary sled at velocity v.. the dog weighs 20kg.
The velocity after is v/2. What is the weight of the sled
2. Relevant equations
m1v = (m1 + m2)v/2
3. The attempt at a solution
I rearrange this equation and i get m2 = m1.. this is fine.. But what if i use kinetic energy equations, so 1/2mv^2 before should = 1/2mv^2??? In this case i get a different answer , i get m2 = 3m1????