Answer to Question #12557 in Mechanics | Relativity for erendra

Question #12557
can i apply law of conservation of linear momentum when objects collide and there is friction from the road.
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Expert's answer
2012-08-10T09:35:18-0400
Your system that includes colliding objects isn't closed cause the external friction force is present. So, you can't apply law of conservation of linear momentum.

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