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Problem: What is meant by "elastic collisions"?a. heat given off by constant collisions,b. compression of the gas,c. resultant force of all combined collisionsd. collision and rebound without loss of energy

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In this problem, we are required to identify the meaning (characteristic) of the terms used to describe collisions.

Collisions are classified based on what happens after the collision:

  • Objects stick together
  • Conservation of momentum
  • Conservation of kinetic energy
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What is meant by "elastic collisions"?
a. heat given off by constant collisions,
b. compression of the gas,
c. resultant force of all combined collisions
d. collision and rebound without loss of energy

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