An air track glider of mass 0.200 kg, moving at 1.0 m/s collides elastically with another glider of mass 0.050 kg equipped with a perfectly elastic spring, which is initially at rest. How much potential energy is stored in the bumper between the two gliders \(during\) the collision? (i.e. Ek loss during the collision at minimum separation of the two gliders).
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I think I can get it using an equation from Wikipedia.

\(\large v_{1} = \dfrac{u_{1}(m_{1}-m_{2})+2m_{2}u_{2}}{m_{1}+m_{2}}\)
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