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Homework Help: Simple acceleration problem

  1. Nov 13, 2005 #1
    HI!! i need help on this problem.....

    A 60kg and a 40kg girl uses an elastic rope while engaged in a tug a war on the icy frictionless surface. If the acceleration of the girl towards the boy is 3.0m/s/s, determine the magnitude of acceleration of the boy to the girl.

    Please help if you can THANKS!!:smile:
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  3. Nov 13, 2005 #2


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    conservation of momentum...
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