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Initially a small car and a truck are at rest then the car starts pushing a dead battery truck and they both accelerate. Which of the following statement is true?

a)The car exerts a larger force on the truck than the truck exerts on the car.

b) The car exerts the same amount of force on the truck as the truck exerts on the car.

c) The truck exerts a larger force on the car than the car exerts on the truck.

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