Two Equal Masses Travel in Opposite Directions with Equal Speed

Question 37
Multiple Choice

Two equal masses travel in opposite directions with equal speed. If they collide in a perfectly elastic collision, then, just after the collision, their velocities will be A) zero. B) equal to their original velocities. C) equal in magnitude but opposite in direction to their original velocities. D) less in magnitude and in the same direction as their original velocities. E) less in magnitude and opposite in direction to their original velocities.