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Two identical spheres, moving in opposite directions, collide directly. As a result of the impact one of the spheres is brought to rest.


2. Two identical spheres, moving in opposite directions, collide directly. As a result of the impact one of the spheres is brought to rest. The coefficient of restitution between the spheres is ½ . Show that the ratio of the speeds of the spheres before the impact is 3:1.

This question was asked on Mar 19, 2010.

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