This page features an animated image and a discussion of momentum conservation. The animation shows a large truck hitting a car and having an elastic collision. There are numbers for the mass, velocity, and momentum of the car and truck at the top of the animation.
This tutorial is part of The Physics Classroom. This web site also includes interactive tools to help students with concepts and problem solving, worksheets for student assignments, and recommendations for simple introductory laboratories.
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