Fri July 06, 2012 By: Priyankar

why a man is likely to be injured to jump on a floor frm 20m than to dive into water frm same height?

Expert Reply
Sun July 08, 2012
When a man jumps in water, the water compresses and give way to the fall of man, thus reducing the rate of change of momentum of man. Hence the reaction force on man is lesser as compared to the other case.
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