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# (Solved): Tom and his little sister are enjoying an afternoon at the ice rink. They playfully place their hand ...

Tom and his little sister are enjoying an afternoon at the ice rink. They playfully place their hands together and push against each other. Tom's mass is 56 kg and his little sister's mass is 15 kg.

#### (a)

Which of the following statements is correct?

The force experienced by the sister is less than the force experienced by Tom.

The force experienced by Tom is less than the force experienced by his sister.

They both experience the same force.

#### (b)

Which of the following statements is correct?

They both have the same acceleration.

Tom's acceleration is more than the sister's acceleration.

Tom's acceleration is less than the sister's acceleration.

#### (c)

If the sister's acceleration is 3.1 m/s2 in magnitude, what is the magnitude (in m/s2) of Tom's acceleration? (Enter a number.)

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