Chapter 3, Problem 1C
Textbook Problem

Rank the following three collisions in terms of the extent of damage that the car would experience. Explain your reasons for ranking the collisions as you did.
(a) A car going 10 m/s striking an identical car that was stationary on level ground.

(b) A car going 10 m/s running into an immovable concrete wall.

(c) A head-on collision between identical cars, boom going 10 m/s.

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