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A $1.5\text{ kg}$ seagull was coasting horizontally to the right at $5.5\text{ m/s}$ when it swallowed a $110\text{ g}$ rhinoceros beetle which was moving horizontally to the left at $12\text{ m/s}$.

What was the resulting velocity of the seagull-beetle combination?

A

$1.9\text{ m/s}$ to the left

B

$6.5\text{ m/s}$ to the left

C

$4.4\text{ m/s}$ to the right

D

$6.0\text{ m/s}$ to the right

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