Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-134-98855-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-13498-855-9

Chapter 4 - For Thought and Discussion - Page 67: 5


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Forces were certainly involved, for when the truck crashes into the car, the car experiences a force due to the truck, and the truck experiences a force due to the car. Thus, saying that the car was "in the way" does not change the fact that a force acted on the car.
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