Collision of Two Carts#

The figure below shows the position versus time plots of two carts that collide.

Part 1#

Which cart has the greater inertia?

A position versus time plot with cart 1 starting at position -0.2 and colliding at 0.3, and cart 2 starting at position 0.6, and colliding at 0.3

Answer Section#

  • Cart 1

  • Cart 2

  • They have the same inertia

  • More information is needed


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