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Ranking Force and Impulse of Four Balls

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In the image below are four balls of differing masses and initial velocities thrown at a solid wall.

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If all collisions are perfectly elastic, and the time of the collision with the wall is $t=0.01\text{ s}$, rank the absolute value of the force acting on the balls.

A

$A=B=C=D$

B

$D>B>A>C$

C

$C>A>B>D$

D

$B>A>C>D$