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Homework Help: Strange Energy/Reaction Question, Scumbag HRK

  1. Sep 24, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Consider the reaction A + B -> C + D. Show that this can be an elastic collision if there is no change in the colliding bodies.

    2. Relevant equations

    Law of Conservation of Energy.

    3. The attempt at a solution
    No clue how to approach it, or what exactly they're asking. The solutions manual, which has a fully worked out solution for every other question in the textbook, has this as the solution:

    "#8. Hmm."
     
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  3. Sep 25, 2011 #2

    PeterO

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    I concur - "Hmm" is the best I can do too!
     
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