Problem 11.10

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A 100-gram projectile is incident on a tethered mass on a tabletop (position is given in meters and time is given in seconds). You are viewing the tabletop from above. Assume only conservative forces are acting. Determine the total angular momentum before and after each collision as measured from the pivot point of the pendulum (which is also the origin of coordinates). Restart.

Problem authored by Mario Belloni and Wolfgang Christian.
HTML updated for JavaScript by Ricky Davidson.
Physlets were developed at Davidson College and converted from Java to JavaScript using the SwingJS system developed at St. Olaf College.