# Physics

posted by Kirk

Imagine a fender bender between a large truck and a small car. During the impact,

a. the truck exerts a greater amount of force on the car than the car exerts on the truck
b. the car exerts a greater amount of force on the truck than the truck exerts on the car
c. neither object exerts a force on the other
d. the truck exerts a force on the car, but the car does not exert a force on the truck
e. the truck exerts the same amount of force on the car as the car exerts on the truck

1. Damon

no way a - third law action equal and opposite to reaction

no way b, same as a

no way c, they bumped

no way d, same reason as a and b

e, finally Newton's Third Law !!!

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