If the potential energy of two billiard balls depends only on the separation distance between their centres, is the collision elastic or inelastic? (Note, we are talking here of potential energy corresponding to the force during a collision, not gravitational potential energy).

Asked by Abhisek | 1 year ago |  77

##### Solution :-

It is an elastic collision as the forces involved are conservative forces. It depends on the distance between the centres of the billiard balls.

Answered by Pragya Singh | 1 year ago

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