Take the mass of the Earth to be 5.98 ×
If the Earth’s gravitational force causes a
falling 52 kg student to accelerate downward
at 9.8 m/s2, determine the upward accelera-
tion of the Earth during the student’s fall.
Answer in units of m/s2.
physics - bobpursley, Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 7:58pm
The same force acts on each mass
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