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jehan4141

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Which one of the following is true, according to Newton's laws of motion? Ignore friction.

a. an SUV hits a stationary motorcycle. Since it is stationary, the motorcycle sustains a greater force than the SUV does

b. a semitrailer truck crashes all the way through a wall. since the wall collapses, the wall sustains a greater force than the truck does.

c. sam (18 years old) and his sister (9 years old) go ice skating. they push off against each other and fly apart. sam flies off with greater acceleration.

d. two astronauts on a space walk are throwing a ball back and forth ebtween each other. in this game of catch the distance ebtween them remains constant

e. none of the above is true, according to the third law.

I know that the answer is E, that none of the above is true, but I do not understand what D is saying. How does E apply to the third law?

Thank you so much in advance! :)