Asked Sep 15, 2019

During a high speed chase, a fast running mouse collided with an elephant . The mouse rolled back after the collision. Using Newton's third law to explain the following.

A. Why does the mouse roll back?

B. Does the elephant have acceleration after the collision? If there is in what direction?



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As the mouse collide with an Elephant the Mouse applies a force on the elephant. Hence, according to Newton’s third law, the equal and o...

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