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Completely Inelastic Collisions

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

Solved • May 5, 2021

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. How can momentum but not energy be conserved in an inelastic collision?

Solved • May 3, 2021

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. The drawing shows a collision between two pucks on an air-hockey table. Puck A has a mass of 3.5 kg and is moving along the x axis with a velocity ...

Solved • Apr 7, 2021

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. During inelastic collision between two bodies, which of the following quantities always remain conserved?a. Total kinetic energy.b. Total mechanica...

Solved • Mar 30, 2021

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. A car with a mass of 800 kg, moving at +15 m/s, crashes head on with a 1500 kg truck moving at -45.5 m/s in the opposite direction. If the two cars...

Solved • Dec 21, 2020

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. Which of the following statements is true for an inelastic collision A) both momentum and kinetic energy are conserved B) Momentum is conserved, bu...

Solved • Dec 16, 2020

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. An iron block with mass mB slides down a frictionless hill of height H. At the base of the hill, it collides with and sticks to a magnet with mass ...

Solved • Dec 4, 2020

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Q. Using the equations for final velocity in terms of masses and initial velocity for a perfectly inelastic collision, work out the final kinetic ener...

Solved • Sep 22, 2020

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. Two cars collide at an icy intersection and stick together afterward. The first car has a mass of 1200 kg and is approaching at 8.00 m/s due south....

Solved • Aug 21, 2020

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. A 10.0 kg wood ball hangs from a 1.30 m-long wire. The maximum tension the wire can withstand without breaking is 600 N. A 0.900 kg projectile trav...

Solved • Jul 20, 2020

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. Two cars, both of mass m, collide and stick together. Prior to the collision, one car had been traveling north at speed 2v, while the second was tr...

Solved • Jul 16, 2020

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. A bullet of mass mb is fired horizontally with speed vi at a wooden block of mass mw resting on a frictionless table. The bullet hits the block and...

Solved • Jul 15, 2020

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Q. A car with mass mc = 1353 kg is travelling west through an intersection at a magnitude of velocity of vc = 6.5 m/s when a track of mass mt= 1647 kg...

Solved • Jul 14, 2020

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. Two cars collide at an icy intersection and stick together afterward. The first car has a mass of 1200 kg and is approaching at 8.00 m/s due south....

Solved • Jul 14, 2020

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Q. A parallel-plate capacitor is charged to 5000 V. A proton is fired into the center of the capacitor at a speed of 3.7105m/s as shown in (Figure 1) ...

Solved • Jul 10, 2020

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Q. An iron block with mass mB slides down a frictionless hill of height H. At the base of the hill, it collides with and sticks to a magnet with mass ...

Solved • May 26, 2020

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. An atom of mass M is initially at rest, in its ground state. A moving (nonrelativistic) electron of mass me collides with the atom. The atom+electr...

Solved • May 26, 2020

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. A gun fires a bullet vertically upwards into a 1.40-kg block of wood at rest on a thin horizontal sheet.If the bullet has a mass of 26.8g and a spe...

Solved • May 21, 2020

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. A bullet of mass mb is fired horizontally with speed viat a wooden block of mass mw resting on a frictionless table. The bullet hits the block and ...

Solved • May 21, 2020

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q.  A car with mass mc = 1134 kg is traveling west through an intersection at a magnitude of velocity of vc = 9.5 m/s when a truck of mass mt 1752 kg ...

Solved • May 19, 2020

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. In this problem we will consider a collision of two moving objects such that after the collision, the objects stick together and travel off as a si...

Solved • Apr 23, 2020

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. Suppose two asteroids strike head on. Asteroid A ( exttip{m_{ m A}}{m_A}8.1×1012 kg) has velocity 3.6 km/s before the collision, and asteroid B (ex...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. A 7600-kg boxcar traveling 15 m/s strikes a second car. The two stick together and move off with a speed of 6.6 m/s. What is the mass of the second...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

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Q. Most geologists believe that the dinosaurs became extinct 65 million years ago when a large comet or asteroid struck the earth, throwing up so much...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. A 10.0-g bullet is fired into a stationary block of wood having mass m = 5.00 kg. The bullet imbeds into the block. The speed of the bullet-plus-wo...

Solved • Oct 24, 2018

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. If all three collisions in the figure are totally inelastic, which cause(s) the most damage (deformation of objects, thermal energy increase, etc.)...

Solved • May 16, 2017

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. An important quantity to know during an inelastic is known as the  coefficient of restitution, which essentially measures how "ellastic" a collisio...

Solved • Feb 28, 2017

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. A 5 kg mass moves with an initial speed of 1 m/s and collides with a 10 kg mass at rest. After the collision, the 5 kg mass is at rest and the 10 k...

Solved • Feb 28, 2017

Completely Inelastic Collisions

Q. Blocks A and B are moving toward each other on a horizontal frictionless surface. Block A has mass 5.0 kg and is moving to the right with speed 8.0...

Solved • Jan 27, 2017