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A car traveling at 29.6 m/shits a bridge abutment. A passenger in the car, who has a mass of 57.0 kg, moves forward a distance of 61.0 cm while being brought to rest by an inflated air bag. Assuming that the force that stops the passenger is constant, what is the magnitude F of this force?

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