Problem 11.9

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A puck sliding on an air table collides with another puck of equal mass that is attached to a string as shown in the animation (position is given in meters and time is given in seconds). What quantities are conserved? Restart.

Problem authored by Mario Belloni and Wolfgang Christian.
HTML updated for JavaScript by Ricky Davidson.
Physlets were developed at Davidson College and converted from Java to JavaScript using the SwingJS system developed at St. Olaf College.