College Physics (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32160-183-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32160-183-4

Chapter 6 - Linear Momentum and Collisions - Learning Path Questions and Exercises - Multiple Choice Questions - Page 213: 14


(a) The condition for an inelastic two-object collision is $K_f$

Work Step by Step

A condition for inelastic two-object collision is that the final kinetic energy is less than the initial kinetic energy. On collision, some kinetic energy is lost via heat or sound or by structural changes.
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