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Solution - State If Each of the Following Statements is True Or False in an Elastic Collision of Two Bodies, the Momentum and Energy of Each Body is Conserved. - CBSE (Science) Class 11 - Physics

Question

State if each of the following statements is true or false. Give reasons for your answer.

In an elastic collision of two bodies, the momentum and energy of each body is conserved.

Solution

False

Explanation: In an elastic collision, the total energy and momentum of both the bodies, and not of each individual body, is conserved.

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APPEARS IN

 NCERT Physics Textbook for Class 11 Part 1 (with solutions)
Chapter 6: Work, Energy and Power
Q: 7.1 | Page no. 135

Reference Material

Solution for question: State If Each of the Following Statements is True Or False in an Elastic Collision of Two Bodies, the Momentum and Energy of Each Body is Conserved. concept: Concept of Collisions. For the courses CBSE (Science), CBSE (Arts), CBSE (Commerce)
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