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Unformatted text preview: What kind of collision dissipates energy? Select One of the Following: (1) An elastic collision, although it conserves mo-mentum. (2) An elastic collision, and it also does not conserve momentum. (3-Answer) An inelastic collision, although it con-serves momentum. (4) An inelastic collision, and it also does not con-serve momentum. (5) An explosive collision, which we haven’t read about yet, so of course there is a question on it (maybe not. ..). Solution Any inelastic collision dissipates energy. The total ±nal ki-netic energy will be less than the total initial kinetic energy. The lost energy can go into heating, sound, deformation, etc. In a totally inelastic collision, the energy dissipated is the maximum amount allowed by conservation of linear momentum. Total Points for Problem: 2 Points 2...
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