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Impact of two solid balls

  1. Oct 13, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
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    2. Relevant equations
    MaVa1 + MaVb1 = MaVa2 +MaVb2

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I found Va2 = 2 m/s

    e is found to be 1.75, correct?
     
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  3. Oct 13, 2016 #2

    Simon Bridge

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    Please show your reasoning.
     
  4. Oct 13, 2016 #3

    haruspex

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    e is always from 0 to 1.
     
  5. Oct 13, 2016 #4
    I found it 0.81 something!! thanks
     
  6. Oct 13, 2016 #5

    haruspex

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    I make it a bit more. Please post your working.
     
  7. Oct 13, 2016 #6
    e = 0.827 actually
     
  8. Oct 13, 2016 #7

    Simon Bridge

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    Well done,
    For the benifit of others stuck in the same way, please tell us how you got that.
     
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