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You are in a car traveling 60mph.car suddenly stops and you are thrown forward but is stopped by the seatbelt. why are u thrown forward? use inertia to xplain this. what would happen if u were not wearing the seatbelt?

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Inertia is the property of a mass in motion to remain in motion unless acted upon by an outside force.
To understand this issue better, discard the car from the question:
You are traveling at 60 miles an hour (superman?) when you run into a web strap (seatbelt) solidly placed in your path. Ouch, but better than running into a glass and steel wall (windshield and dash) instead. The car is actually irrelevant. If you were sitting on the hood of the car, and it stopped, you would continue until you ran into something...again, ouch.

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