Write down the answer to the previous question and then answer the following question.

26. When you jump from an elevated position you usually bend your knees upon reaching the ground. By doing this, you make the time of the impact about 10 times as great as for a stiff-legged landing. In this way the average force your body experiences is
(a) less than 1/10 as great.
(b) about 1/10 as great.
(c) about 10 times as great.
(d) more than 1/10 as great.