Newtons law

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Homework Statement



A father and his seven year old daughter are facing each other on ice skates. With their hands they push away from each other. Compare the magnitude of the forces they each experience and comment on the acceleration of each of them.

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Newtons third law??
 

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Doc Al
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Newtons third law??
Yes, that should help you answer the first part. Consider Newton's 2nd law to answer the second.

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