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How can physics be used in accident and crime scene investigation?how physics is used...

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r-m123 | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted October 11, 2012 at 3:53 AM via web

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How can physics be used in accident and crime scene investigation?

how physics is used to anaylze crime or acciedent scenes 

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litteacher8 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted October 11, 2012 at 3:03 PM (Answer #2)

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In a car accident, physics can be used to determine how fast the car was going, who stepped on the brake first, and how fast they were going when they did.  In a crime scene, physics can be used to analyze blood spatters and bullet trajectory to determine where the shooter was, how tall he was, how close he was, and so on.

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