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Posted by Marusa on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 5:40pm.

A person jumps from a tower 5 m high. When he strikes the ground below, he bends his knees so that his torso decelerates over an approximate distance of 0.70m. If the mass of his torso (excluding legs) is 50kg, find the force exerted on his torso by his legs during the deceleration.

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