1N40.15 - Coin Collisions

Code Number:
Demo Title:
Coin Collisions
Conservation of Linear Momentum, Two-Dimensional Collisions
Area of Study:
Coins, O.H. Transparencies.

Simulate the two dimensional collisions you are able to do on a pool table using coins on an overhead projector or document camera.

  • Barbara Rovsek, Saso Zigon, "Collisions of Coins", TPT, Vol. 59, #8, Nov. 2021, p. 639.
  • Robert Ehrlich, "5.3, Colliding Coins and Transverse Momentum", Why Toast Lands Jelly-Side Down, p. 84.  

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