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Homework Help: Truck and car collide, calculate magnitude of force on car from the truck

  1. Oct 13, 2008 #1
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    A car of mass 6.50×102kg and a truck of mass 3.15×103kg run into one another due to ice on the road. 34.00ms after the collision, the car is pushing on the truck with a force whose magnitude is 1.98671×105N. Calculate the size of the force on the car due to the truck at that time.
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  3. Oct 14, 2008 #2


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    Hi evan b,

    What have you tried so far?
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