In a one dimensional collision between two identical particles and , is stationary and has momentum before impact. During impact gives an impulse to . Then coefficient of restitution between the two is |
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In a one dimensional collision between two identical particles and , is stationary and has momentum before impact. During impact gives an impulse to . Then coefficient of restitution between the two is |
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**(a)**

Let and be the momenta of and after collision.

Then applying impulse = change in linear momentum for the two particles

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For

Or

Coefficient of restitution

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