Can we say that kinetic energy remains conserved during the process of collision ?

Asked by Shubham Singh | 21st Oct, 2013, 11:08: PM

Expert Answer:

If the collision is elastic, then we can say that kinetic energy remains conserved.
 
However, if the collision is inelastic, then the kinetic energy does not remain conserved.
 
Momentum is always conserved in any case.

Answered by Romal Bhansali | 22nd Oct, 2013, 09:12: AM

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