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While i am standing in a bus that is accelerating an inertial force is acting on me in the direction opposite of acceleration (I understand that). But, what is the magnitude of that force.I thought it has the same value as the force that acts on the bus causing it to accelerate, but if it was the same value then my acceleration would be huge ( because my mass much lower than the mass of the bus). Can someone help, seems like there is a flaw in my thinking?
Edit: SmarthBansal pointed out that the force acting on me is equal to the mass*(acceleration of the bus). I still dont understand how do i then stay in the same place just by holding on the bar? (thanks)