Completely Inelastic Collisions Video Lessons

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Problem: Why is momentum conserved in an inelastic collision and kinetic energy is not conserved?

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An inelastic collision is where the colliding objects stick together after the collision — referred to as a completely inelastic collision.

In some cases, however, inelastic collision does not necessarily mean that the objects will stick together after the collision.

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Why is momentum conserved in an inelastic collision and kinetic energy is not conserved?

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