CollisionsDef:A collision is an event in which 2 or more objects interact for a very short period of time. During this time, the external forces (if any) on the system are much smaller than the internal impulsive forces between the objects and thus can be neglected. Therefore, the system is an isolated system and the total linear momentum of system will be conserved! Types of collisions
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