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According to safety standard for air bags, the maximum acceleration during a car crash should not exceed 60g and should last for no more than 36 ms .In such a case, what force does the air bag exert on a 89.0kg person?

The Answer is 5.23 x10^4

Now what I need to do is express this force in terms of the person's weight.

2. Relevant equations

F=m*a

3. The attempt at a solution

(5.23 x 10^4)/(60 x 9.8)

this is what I thought made sense but it appeared to be incorrect.

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# Homework Help: Expressing force in terms of weight

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