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A physics teacher writes a problem where a $3\text{ kg}$ block, initially moving to the right at $10\text{ m/s}$, collides with a $5\text{ kg}$ block at rest. After the collision, the $3\text{ kg}$ block is at rest, and the $5\text{ kg}$ block is moving to the right at $6\text{ m/s}$.

Which of the following types of collision does the problem represent, or is a collision with these data even possible?

A

Elastic collision.

B

Inelastic collision.

C

Perfectly inelastic collision.

D

The collision described in the problem could never possibly occur.

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