I was assigned this problem from my physics teacher, but it doesnt really make sense. I would ask the teacher, but I dont go back to class for a few days. At this point, I just need help trying to understand what the problem is asking for. Thanks very much in advance for any help.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Find the height that mass #2 will be raised if m1 = 3lbs and m2 = 5lbs, and the length of the rod is 3 feet, if the collision is: a)elastic or b) inelastic.

Answers a) V4 = 10.39, h2 = 1.69

b)V3 = 5.19 h1 = .42

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Dan

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