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Homework Help: Conservation of energy

  1. May 7, 2008 #1
    Conservation of energy

    show that when Mass (m1) and kinetic energy (Q1) collide with a stationary particle (m2) it transfers an energy. Using conservation of energy and momentum

    Q2 = (4M1M2)/(M1 + M2)^2 x Q1

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  3. May 8, 2008 #2


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    What have you tried thus far?
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