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Dynamics A Level Force Questions

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Homework Statement


Two bodies P and Q having masses Mp and Mq respectively exert forces on each other and have no other forces acting on them. The force acting on P is F which gives P an acceleration a.Which of the following pairs is correct?

Magnitude of force on Q Magnitude of acceleration of Q

A. Mq/Mp*F a
B. Mp/Mq*F a
C. F a
D. F Mp/Mq*a
E. F Mq/Mp*a

Homework Equations


F=ma


The Attempt at a Solution



Magnitude of Force on Q: F because of newton's third law
Magnitude of acceleration: a
 

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vela
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Can you explain your reasoning for choosing that answer? Otherwise, for all we know, you just guessed, which doesn't exactly qualify for attempting to solve the problem yourself.
 

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