To solve this problem, we need to remember the concept of impulse.
Impulse is a change in momentum given by:
The purpose of an air bag in an auto is to
a) reduce your speed just before a collision.
b) reduce the need for good brakes on your car.
c) increase the force applied to you during a collision.
d) increase your body's stopping time during a collision.
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