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Statement of a problem № 41786

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Take the general case of an object of mass mA and velocity vA elastically striking a stationary (vB =0) object of mass mB head-on. (a) Show that final velocities vA and vB are given by  (b) What happens in the extreme case when mA much smaller than mB? Cite a common example of this. (c) What happens in the extreme case when mA is much larger than mB? Cite a common example of this. (d) What happens in the case when mA = mB? Cite a common example?




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