why does a person falling on the cemented floor get injured but a person falling on a heap of sand doesn't

Asked by SYOHAN | 18th Sep, 2012, 05:46: PM

Expert Answer:

When a person falls on sand his time of impact is reduced by the compression of sand. Thus the force transferred by the sand reduces. thus he is not hurt

Answered by  | 18th Sep, 2012, 06:20: PM

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