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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

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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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 NCERT Solution for Physics Textbook for Class 11 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 6: Work, Energy and Power
Q: 7.1 | Page no. 135
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: Concept of Collisions.
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