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Explaining forces

  1. Apr 20, 2010 #1
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    An object is sitting on the passenger seat of a car. The car is moving and it collides with a wall. Explain using forces, how the object moves after the car hits the wall?
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  3. Apr 20, 2010 #2


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    Welcome to PF!

    Hi womatama! Welcome to PF! :smile:
    Well, the car will stop, so what will happen to the object?

    And what are the forces on the object?
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