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# A person can dive into water from a height of 10 m

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## Solution for problem 21DQ Chapter 4

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Problem 21DQ

A person can dive into water from a height of 10 m with-out injury, but a person who jumps off the roof of a 10-m-tall building and lands on a concrete street is likely to be seriously injured. Why is there a difference?

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Solution 21DQ While hitting the water surface, you don’t get a high reaction force as the water surface is not that much rigid. After hitting the surface also you can move inside the water slowly. So, the momentum change will be less. But when you fall on...

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