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When a person jumps from tree to ground, what happens to the momentum of the person upon striking the ground?

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  1. ksaimouli
    • 3 years ago
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    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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