Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 8 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 25

Answer

No force is responsible. According to Newton's first law, you tend to move forward in a straight line when no net force acts on you. You appear to slide because the car beneath you is accelerating as it turns the corner.

Work Step by Step

These concepts are discussed on pages 146-148.
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