College Physics (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32160-183-1
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Chapter 6 - Linear Momentum and Collisions - Learning Path Questions and Exercises - Conceptual Questions: 11

Answer

No, this is not possible as the momentum before the collision is non zero and momentum after the collision cannot be zero. It has to be a non zero value as momentum is conserved because no external force is acting upon the system.

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No, this is not possible as the momentum before the collision is non zero and momentum after the collision cannot be zero. It has to be a non zero value as momentum is conserved because no external force is acting upon the system.
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