Definition, including impulse as δp and Fδt; impact times and forces. Includes video of a ball bouncing in extreme slow-motion to show 7 ms impact time.

Demonstrations showing blocks exploding apart on air track; p = 0 while KE increases.

Elastic collisions of billiard balls and shuttles on air track; 3 demonstrations.

Inelastic collisions on air track with m->m and m->2m; detailed calculations and predictions.

Numerical calculations for ballistic pendulum experiment, including an approximation of kinetic energy loss.

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