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7. You take off your shoes to sneak quietly into your home late at night. Unfortunately, it’s too dark to see the concrete block your friend left on the floor and your big toe collides with it. The block doesn’t move and your foot comes to a complete stop due to the impact. Luckily, you are wearing soft woolen socks because when your foot stops during the impact, your toe transfers

 

  • less momentum to the block than it would have if you had not been wearing socks.
  • less velocity to the block than it would have if you had not been wearing socks.
  • the same momentum, whether or not you are wearing socks, but that transfer takes more time when you are wearing socks.
  • less energy to the block than it would have if you had not been wearing socks.

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