Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 4 - Dynamics: Newton's Laws of Motion - Questions: 14

Answer

The team that pushes harder against the ground will win.

Work Step by Step

Both teams have the same magnitude of force on them due to the rope. But one team pushes harder against the ground, and by Newton’s third law, the ground pushes harder on that team, making a net force that propels them to victory.
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