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A large truck and a car, both moving with a velocity of magnitude *v*, have a head-on collision and both of them come to a halt after that. If the collision lasts for 1 s:-

(a) Which vehicle experiences the greater force of impact?

(b) Which vehicle experiences the greater change in momentum?

(c) Which vehicle experiences the greater acceleration?

(d)Why is the car likely to suffer more damage than the truck?

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Solution for question: A Large Truck and a Car, Both Moving with a Velocity of Magnitude V, Have a Head-on Collision and Both of Them Come to a Halt After That. If the Collision Lasts for 1 S concept: Mathematical Formulation of Second Law of Motion. For the course CBSE