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2 cars collide going 50 mph each.

The closing velocity is 100mph

Barring the fact that in the real world no accident is perfectly equal, do both drivers experience 50mph of deceleration each, or 100mph of deceleration each?

My guess is since they both decelerate in the same distance and in the same time as(for example) 1 car hitting an wall that there is 100mph of G-forces being applied, but that since there are 2 drivers it is shared equally. Thus 50 mph

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