Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Section 4.6 - Newton’s Third Law - Got It? - Page 65: 4.6


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No. Looking at the work in example 4.5, the velocity does not appear in either equation; rather, it is the acceleration that impacts the final value of x. Thus, in both instance 1 and instance 2, because the acceleration has not changed, the answer will not change, either.
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