Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 4 - Think and Explain: 65

Answer

If you are carrying a heavy load and bang the back of your hand against a wall, the large mass tends to remain moving, and will squash your hand against the wall. Newton’s first law is most applicable.
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