If momentum is conserved in a perfectly inelastic collision (no lost to heat or defor


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Woopydalan
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#19
Apr23-12, 04:33 PM
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I think one of the issues is how we're allowed to assume there is no deformations with an elastic collision, yet with an inelastic we are not allowed to assume no deformation.
thebrainstorm
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May1-12, 03:47 PM
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In an inelastic collision, KE is always lost as heat and the body gets deformed.


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