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LED BOARD 2020 2019
1.1 Measurement 87
1.2 Math Foundations 75
1.3 Vector Addition 90
2.1 Uniform Acceleration 80
2.2 Graphing Motion 82
2.3 Newton's Laws 79
3.1 Force Body Diagrams 74
3.2 Parallel Forces 0
4.1 Projectile Motion 0
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7.1 Sound Characteristics 0
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7.3 Doppler Effect 0
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8.1 Photoelectric Effect 0
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Inquiry: Collisions

Purpose: To analyze the conservation of momentum.

Procedure:

We will use the applet below to experiment with momentum. An elasticity of 0% means completely inelastic and the balls will stick together. An elasticity of 100% means completely elastic and kinetic energy will also be conserved along with momentum. After you have tested your momentum ideas attempt the following 2 problems. You can see the results of these two scenarios within this applet to check your answers but you need to show work in your notebook.

Inquiry Questions:

  1. Create the following settings for a completely elastic collision and show detailed work on how to calculate the final velocities of both balls.

    Red Ball mass 2.0 and velocity 10.0
    Green Ball mass 3.0 and velocity -6.0


  2. Create the following settings for a completely inelastic collision and show detailed work on how to calculate the loss of kinetic energy.

    Red Ball mass 2.0 and velocity 10.0
    Green Ball mass 3.0 and velocity -6.0