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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Jasmine on Thursday, April 9, 2009 at 1:23pm.

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 forece of the semi acting on the big?

A. they are equal (my answer)
B the bug experiences more
Cc the truck experiences less
D Need more information

5. Consider the same bug and semi from problem 4. What is true about the acceleration of the bug compared to the semi?
A. they are equal
B the bug experiences more (My answer)
C the truck experiences more
D. need more information

Are they correct?

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