Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 9 - For Thought and Discussion - Page 163: 8


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Yes, it is possible. An example would be dropping a rock into a pool of mud. The collision with the ball and the ground is inelastic, and the ball has no kinetic energy after the collision as it does not bounce back up.
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