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Homework Help: What is the force that the car exerts on the driver?

  1. Apr 18, 2010 #1
    A car traveling at 150 mi/hr strikes a wall and bounces backwards at 30 mi/hr. If the car is in contact with the wall for 0.1 seconds, what is the force that the car exerts on the driver?
     
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  3. Apr 19, 2010 #2

    tiny-tim

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    Hi smh745! :smile:
    (i think it means average force)

    Hint: use the full version of good ol' Newton's second law … force = rate of change of momentum :wink:
     
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