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Jack and Jill are standing facing each other on an icy pond. Jack has twice the mass of Jill's. What would be the consequence if Jill pushes Jack

Jack and Jill are standing facing each other on an icy pond. Jack has twice the mass of Jill's. What would be the consequence if Jill pushes Jack with a 10 N force?



 a) Jill moves backward, Jack moves forward.


     b) Both move backward, Jack with double acceleration that of Jill's.


     c) Both move backward, Jack with half the acceleration that of Jill's.




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  • Sorry the correct answer answer is C as per my explanation. Kindly take note since if Jill's acceleration is twice that of Jack, then Jack's acceleration will be half that of Jill. Best wishes
    • edwinnyaporo
    • Sep 25, 2017 at 8:25pm

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