Item RG095002: Energy is transferred between two balls as the balls hit each other.

A player rolls Ball A towards Ball B as pictured in Figure 1. Ball A then hits Ball B as shown in Figure 2.

Was energy transferred between the two balls as the balls hit each other?

  1. Yes, Ball A transferred energy to Ball B.
  2. Yes, Ball B transferred energy to Ball A.
  3. No, the balls don’t have any energy, so energy was not transferred.
  4. No, even though the balls have energy, hitting something does not transfer energy.