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Collision in 2D

  1. Mar 26, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Hi, new here. I am in regular physics and my teacher gave this crazy problem dealing with momentum. There is a ramp and one ball hits another ball that's not moving. My question is what would happen if the ball getting hit was higher or lower than the ball coming down the ramp?

    2. Relevant equations

    P = mv Consevationof momentum

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I think that since the ball is not getting hit straight on, there would some components to resolve but wasn't sure how to find answer.
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  3. Mar 26, 2007 #2

    Doc Al

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    Please state the problem exactly as given.
  4. Mar 29, 2007 #3
    Yes, you should give the exact question. The assumptions stated are neceessary for solving the question.

    From your title, I take it that the balls do not lie and move on the greatest slope of the ramp?
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