Elastic Collisions Video Lessons

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# Problem: In a completely elastic collision, which of the following statements best describes the system?a. Total momentum &amp; kinetic energy of the system is conservedb. Kinetic energy is conservedc. Momentum is conservedd. Neither momentum nor kinetic energy is conserved

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In a completely elastic collision, no dissipative force acts during the collision.

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###### Problem Details

In a completely elastic collision, which of the following statements best describes the system?

a. Total momentum & kinetic energy of the system is conserved

b. Kinetic energy is conserved

c. Momentum is conserved

d. Neither momentum nor kinetic energy is conserved