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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. - Concept of Collisions

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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.

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