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Identical twins Kate and Karen are rowing their boat on a hot Summer afternoon when they decide to go for a swim. Kate, whose mass is 45 kilograms, jumps off the front of the boat at a speed of 3.00 m/sec. Karen jumps off the back at a speed of 4.00 m/sec. If the 70-kilogram rowboat is moving at 1.00m/s when the girls jump, what is the speed of the rowboat after the girls jump?

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Mikolajczak427

i think it will reduce in speed because friction drags it to the opposite direction and it were the girls mass that was overcoming friction but i think it is newtons 2nd law of motion

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