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Problem 20DQ

“It’s not the fall that hurts you; it’s the sudden stop at the bottom.” Translate this saying into the language of Newton’s laws of motion.

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Solution 20DQ While falling you will have a lot of momentum as your velocity will be increasing continuously by the acceleration of gravity. With an enormous momentum you will be travelling and when suddenly it goes to zero, the change in momentum gives you an impulse. The abrupt change in momentum is the reason behind the pain you get...

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Textbook: University Physics
Edition: 13
Author: Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman
ISBN: 9780321675460

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