February 20, 2017

Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Cameron on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 10:23pm.

When a gun (3 kg) shoots a bullet (.025 kg), the bullet goes forward and the gun recoils backward. Which of the following statements is true?

Select one:
a. The force pushing the gun backwards is smaller than the force pushing the bullet forward.
b. Both objects accelerate at the same rate, but the mass of the gun is bigger.
c. The force pushing the bullet forward is bigger than the force pushing the gun backwards.
d. The gun has more inertia

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