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Homework Help: physics

Posted by Jon on Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 10:08am.

4)A bug is moving east at 1 m/s. A semi-truck is moving west at 45 m/s. They collide and the bug is splattered across the windshield of the semi and now travels west.At the point of impact, which of the following is true about the force of the bug acting on the semi and the force of the semi acting on the bug?

A)They are equal
B)The bug experiences more
C)The truck experiences more
D)Need more information

I got B b/c the truck weighs more

5)Consider the same bug and semi in Problem 4. What is true about the acceleration of the bug compared to the semi?

The bug experiences more

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