By dropping any given number of balls you can see the action and reaction of

By dropping any given number of balls you can see the

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gives an option of the number of balls being dropped on one side. By dropping any given number of balls, you can see the action and reaction of the balls interacting with each other. I learned that under perfect conditions, the ball/balls being dropped on one side create an equal opposite effect on the other balls. Once the first series of ball/balls make contact with the others, the first series stops movement, and an equal amount of balls leaves the series to the other side of the cradle. This continues back and forth until the momentum and kinetic energy absorbed into itself. This experiment likely wouldn’t perform to the same extent if there was a larger deviation of weight, mass, and/or precision leading to error. For the sake of this experiment, it would be interesting to see the effects of different weights and mass in the same fashion. Application: Under demonstration of the Newton’s Cradles effects, you can see proof of the conservation of energy in a simple experiment. This gives affirmation to Newton’s theory and gives confidence in its application. Conservation laws are seen in many occurrences. For the sake of equal mass and weight, this could be demonstrated in a game of pool.

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