Ximena and Aliyah are both standing in their spaceships, each one moving with a different constant velocity. They carefully watch and measure, from their two spaceships, an asteroid exploding into two parts. Select the correct statement(s).
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The total momentum vectors they use to describe the asteroid system (both pieces) will be the same.
They will both agree on how the kinetic energy of each of the pieces has changed.
They will both agree on how the total kinetic energy of the system has changed.
The force vector they determine that each piece of the asteroid felt during the explosion will be the same.
The change in the momentum vector they determine for each piece of the asteroid before and after the explosion will be the same.
The final velocity vectors they use to describe the two asteroid pieces will be the same.
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