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Explain Why, a Person Travelling in a Bus Falls Forward When the Bus Stops Suddenly. - Science

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Explain why, a person travelling in a bus falls forward when the bus stops suddenly.

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Solution

When a moving bus stops suddenly, the passengers are jerked forward because of inertia. The passengers tend to remain in their state of motion (which they possess in a moving bus) even though the bus has come to rest.

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Lakhmir Singh Science Class 9 Physics
Chapter 2 Force and Laws of Motion
Short Answers | Q 31 | Page 56
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