College Physics (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32160-183-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32160-183-4

Chapter 5 - Work and Energy - Learning Path Questions and Exercises - Multiple Choice Questions - Page 172: 9


(c) Car c has the least damage

Work Step by Step

We know that force is equal to the rate of change in momentum. As the rate of change of momentum is the largest for car C, this means that the force on it is also the largest. Thus, C suffers the most damage.
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