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You are surfing on a large wave. You are half way up the front edge of the wave and maintaining a steady height. You and the wave are moving steadily toward shore at a constant speed. The net force on you is (a) downhill-toward the trough in front of you. (b) zero. (c) uphill-toward the crest behind you. (d) Horizontal-toward the shore.

You are surfing on a large wave. You are half way up the front edge of the wave and maintaining a steady height. You and the wave are moving steadily toward shore at a constant speed. The net force on you is

(a) downhill-toward the trough in front of you.

(b) zero.

(c) uphill-toward the crest behind you.

(d) Horizontal-toward the shore.

Grade:9

1 Answers

SAGAR SINGH - IIT DELHI
879 Points
12 years ago

Dear student,

Since the speed is constant, acceleration is dv/dt=0 and hence Force=0

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