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# Assertion :A cricket player while catching a ball lowers his hands to save himself from getting hurt. Reason: The impulsive force on hands is reduced by increasing the time of action.

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Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion.
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Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion.
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Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect.
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Assertion is incorrect but Reason is correct.
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## The correct option is A Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion.The force which the ball exert on our hand times the duration of force is equal to the change in momentum .F×Δt=ΔpSo by increasing the duration we are reducing the effect of force on our hand.

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