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Homework Help: Finding ratio of accelerations, Ab/Aa

  1. Feb 18, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Two astronauts are floating in space. Astronaut A's mass is 1.89 times greater as that of astronaut B. IF astronaut A pushes astronaut B, what is the ration of their accelerations, Ab/Aa.


    2. Relevant equations
    F=ma
    MaAa=MbAb (M is the mass, A is acceleration)


    3. The attempt at a solution
    1.89/1 to get the ratio. Just used the formulas
     
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  3. Feb 18, 2010 #2

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