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This video is about elastic and inelastic collisions in 1D, 2D and 3D – and how the collision of conservation of energy with conservation of momentum, plus a secret direction, results in a completely predetermined behavior for most collisions.
1D Collision Calculator:
Elastic collision of spheres Wolfram
Oblique collisions of two 2D spheres
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