1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data Two bodies "P" and "Q" are on a frictionless horizontal surface are connected by a light cord. The mass of "P" is greater than that of "Q." A horizontal force "F" is applied to "Q" as shown below, acceleration the bodies to the right. The magnitude of the force "F" exerted by the connecting cord on body "P" will be: A. Greater than F B. Zero C. Less than F but not zero D. Equal to F 2. Relevant equations F = ma? I drew a picture. 3. The attempt at a solution I thought the answer was "A" because the force has to account for mass "P" AND mass "Q."