Iona Physics Warmup
Read about momentum and its conservation in the textbook (pages 135-137) before attempting this assignment.
Two spherical projectiles (balls), each having a mass of 3.0 kilograms undergo an elastic collision as depicted in the animation above. v1, the velocity of the black ball and v2, the velocity of the red ball, are given in the table. Velocities to the right are positive(+). Velocities to the left are negative (-). Positions are in meters and time is in seconds. The surface may be considered frictionless. Assume there is no change in internal energy. Determine which one(s) of the animations describes a physical situation.
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