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Problem: Question 1If an inelastic collision takes place, during the collision, what is conserved?Question options:momentum is conservedenergy is conservedmechanical energy is conservednone of the aboveQuestion 2If a completely elastic collision takes place, during the collision, what is conserved?Question options:mechanical energy is conservedmomentum is conservedenergy is conservednone of the above

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Question 1

An inelastic collision is a situation where the colliding objects stick together after the collision.

In such a case, the kinetic energy is lost. 

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Question 1

If an inelastic collision takes place, during the collision, what is conserved?
Question options:
momentum is conserved
energy is conserved
mechanical energy is conserved
none of the above

Question 2
If a completely elastic collision takes place, during the collision, what is conserved?
Question options:
mechanical energy is conserved
momentum is conserved
energy is conserved
none of the above

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