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In a head-on collision, a car stops in 0.14{\rm s} from a speed of 24{\rm m}/{\rm s} . The driver has a mass of 67{\rm kg} , and is, fortunately, tightly strapped into his seat.
What force is applied to the driver by his seat belt during that fraction of a second?

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    11486N. Find velocity 24/0.14= 171.4m/s^2 Then F=MA 171.4*67=11485.71

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    In a head-on collision, a car stops in 0.13s from a speed of 26m/s . The driver has a mass of 62kg , and is, fortunately, tightly strapped into his seat. What force is applied to the driver by his seat belt during that fraction of a second?

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