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Problem: Which observers can explain the phenomenon of whiplash, which occurs when a car stops abruptly using Newton’s laws?(a) The driver of the car(b) A passenger in the car(c) An observer on the sidewalk beside the car and road

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Whiplash is a situation of injury of the neck because of sudden back movement of the head.

We need to know that the driver, the car, and the passenger are in the same frame of reference in observation.

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Which observers can explain the phenomenon of whiplash, which occurs when a car stops abruptly using Newton’s laws?

(a) The driver of the car

(b) A passenger in the car

(c) An observer on the sidewalk beside the car and road

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