physics PLEASE I NEED HELP

Roy has a bowling ball in the trunk of his car when he goes around corners the ball rolls across the truck and A) if roy turns to the right which wall of the trunk will the ball hit?

b) Once the ball hit the wall of the trunk the wall exerts a force on the ball. what type of force is this? WHat direction does it act in?

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asked by lisa
  1. Roy is stupid.

    the ball will keep going in the direction it was going in. If he turns to the right, it goes left (actually, straight ahead, but Roy thinks it is going left).
    b. The wall exerts centripetal force on the ball in a turn. It acts into the turn.

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