Elastic vs. Inelastic collision question?

In a game of pool, the white cue ball hits the #5 ball and stops, while the #5 ball moves away with the same velocity as the cue ball had originally. The type of collision is A) elastic. B) inelastic. C) completely inelastic. D) any of the above, depending on the mass of the balls. Please briefly... show more In a game of pool, the white cue ball hits the #5 ball and stops, while the #5 ball moves away with the same velocity as the cue ball had originally. The type of collision is
A) elastic.
B) inelastic.
C) completely inelastic.
D) any of the above, depending on the mass of the balls.


Please briefly explain if you can, thanks!
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