anonymous
  • anonymous
When a person jumps from tree to ground, what happens to the momentum of the person upon striking the ground?
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katieb
  • katieb
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ksaimouli
  • ksaimouli
Some of it is absorbed by the ground, some is absorbed by the person's body. That's why it hurts -- your bones and muscles distort as the force is absorbed and dissipates.

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