Two identical bullets are fired one by a light rifle and another by a heavy rifle with the same force. Which rifle will hurt the shoulder more and why?

AcademicPhysicsNCERTClass 9

When two identical bullets are fired one by a light rifle and the other by a heavy rifle with the same force. Here, for a light rifle, the recoil velocity will be larger than the recoil velocity of the heavy rifle.  Therefore due to more recoil velocity, the light rifle will hurt the shoulder more.

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Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:28:47

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