You are a passenger in a car and not wearing your seat belt. Without increasing or decreasing its speed, the car makes a sharp left turn, and you find yourself colliding with the right-hand door. Which is the correct analysis of the situation?

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1. Before and after the collision, there is a rightward force pushing you into the door.
2. Starting at the time of collision, thedoor exerts a leftward force on you.
3. Both of the above.
4. Neither of the above.
asked Dec 16, 2012 in Physics by PureLife ~Expert~ (413 points)
    

1 Answer

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2. Starting at the time of collision, the door exerts a leftward force on you.
answered Dec 16, 2012 by Zeka22 ~Expert~ (357 points)

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