Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 6 - Think and Explain: 63

Answer

The heavier boxing gloves have more padding. This extends the time of impact with the face that is stopping the incoming glove, lessening the average force of impact.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 94.
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