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Homework Help: AP Physics

Posted by Corey on Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 10:00pm.

A person jumps from the roof of a house 3.0 m high. When he strikes the ground below, he bends his knees so that his torso decelerates over an approximate distance of 0.60 m. The mass of his torso (excluding legs) is 48 kg.

*How do I find the average force exerted on his legs by his torso during deceleration?

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