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Newton's laws of motion: Collision

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An object at rest on a frictionless surface is struck by another object. Is it possible for both objects to be at rest after the collision? Explain using the principle of conservation of momentum.

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An object at rest on a frictionless surface is struck by another object. Is it possible for both objects to be at rest after the collision? Explain using the principle of conservation of momentum.

Law of conservation of linear momentum states that if there is no external force acting on a system its linear momentum remains ...

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Conservation of linear momentum is discussed. The expert uses the principles of conservation of momentum for objects at rest.

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