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Egg Drop Demonstration

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A physics teacher demonstrates to her class why an egg dropped onto a pillow doesn’t break, though an egg dropped from the same height onto a hard floor does break.

What principle is this teacher demonstrating?

A

Conservation of Mechanical Energy

B

Conservation of Mass

C

Impulse-Momentum Theorem

D

Conservation of Momentum