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Elastic Collisions

Q. A 0.060-kg tennis ball, moving with a speed of 5.1 m/s, has a head-on collision with a 9.5×10−2-kg ball initially moving in the same direction at a...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Elastic Collisions

Q. A 46.0 g marble moving at 2.20 m/s strikes a 26.0 g marble at rest. Note that the collision is elastic and that it is a "head-on" collision so all ...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Elastic Collisions

Q. An 54.5 kg object moving to the right at 55.9 cm/s overtakes and collides elastically with a second 35.7 kg object moving in the same direction at ...

Solved • Jun 5, 2017

Elastic Collisions

Q. In the “slingshot effect,” the transfer of energy in an elastic collision is used to boost the energy of a space probe so that it can escape from t...

Solved • Jun 5, 2017

Elastic Collisions

Q. A projectile of mass m 1 moving with a speed v1 in the +x direction strikes a stationary target of mass m2 = 2m1 head-on in an elastic collision. F...

Solved • May 16, 2017

Elastic Collisions

Q. A 5 kg and a 3 kg mass collide head on, with the 5 kg mass moving at an initial speed of 15 m/s and the 3 kg mass moving at an initial speed of 10 ...

Solved • Feb 28, 2017

Elastic Collisions

Q. Blocks A and B are moving on a horizontal frictionless air track. Block A has mass 3.0 kg and block B has mass 6.0 kg. Initially block A is moving ...

Solved • Jan 30, 2017