Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Think and Explain: 52

Answer

Both will move.

Work Step by Step

Ken’s pull on the rope is transmitted to Joanne. She accelerates toward him. Newton’s third law shows that the rope pulls back on Ken with an equal but opposite force, causing him to accelerate toward her.
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