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anonymous
 one year ago
This is more of a Physics question, but can you guys help? A bus and a bicycle have a headon collision. Compare the force of impact between the bus and the bicycle; compare the accelerations of the bus and bicycle.
anonymous
 one year ago
This is more of a Physics question, but can you guys help? A bus and a bicycle have a headon collision. Compare the force of impact between the bus and the bicycle; compare the accelerations of the bus and bicycle.

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shreehari499
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Hi! @Achilles_Suana ! Lets suppose the bus has a mass of 10,000kgms and the bicycle approx (with the rider on it) would be 100kg.

shreehari499
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2As you see that they're having an head on collision, the Force of impact would be the Same. What do you think will happen to their acceleration? (Naturally)

shreehari499
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2LEts go via conservation of momentum m1v1  m2v2 = (m1 + m2) *V(final)

shreehari499
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2we know that v(final) is almost equal to v1.

shreehari499
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2So the momentum of the bicycle will be 100* ( v2+v(final) )

shreehari499
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2while that of the bus will be almost Zero

shreehari499
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2So after collision, the acceleration of the bicycle increases while that of the bus would be almost zero..:)

shreehari499
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2You're Welcome ! Happy OpenStudying!
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