# Impact Restitution Velocity

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We have the coefficient of restitution,

e = -[vb(after) - vc(after)] / [vb(before) - vc(before)]

- where, v1 and v2 are the velocities of the first car and the second car respectively.

ma = mb = mc = m

1) for cars C and A

e=0.8

- here, vc(before) = 4.5 ft/s vc(after) = ?

- vb(before) = 0 ft/s vb(after) =?

We have two unknowns and ...

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