Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 4 - Think and Do: 34

Answer

This is a hands-on demonstration. a = F/m. The net force on each object is proportional to its mass, so the ratio is the same. In conclusion, for each case, the accelerations are the same, so the objects will move in unison. Try it and see!
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