## Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley

# Chapter 6 - Think and Explain: 56

#### Answer

The egg hitting the sagging sheet is gradually brought to rest over a longer time, t, than when it hits a wall. The impulse I is the same, but a smaller average force is needed when the time interval is lengthened. $$I = ft$$

#### Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 94.

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