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Problem: The purpose of an air bag in an auto is toa) 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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To solve this problem, we need to remember the concept of impulse. 

Impulse is a change in momentum given by:

p=Ft

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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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