Consider two stones, one with twice the mass of the other. If you throw each stone equally hard,

(A) the more massive stone will accelerate more.

(B) the less massive stone will accelerate more.

(C) both stones will be accelerated to the same speed.

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Consider two stones, one with twice the mass of the other. If you throw each stone equally hard,

(A) the more massive stone will accelerate more.

No.

Mass is resistance to acceleration.

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Consider two stones, one with twice the mass of the other. If you throw each stone equally hard,

(B) the less massive stone will accelerate more.

Yes. The less massive stone has

less resistance to acceleration.

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Consider two stones, one with twice the mass of the other. If you throw each stone equally hard,

(C) both stones will be accelerated to the same speed.

No. They have different amounts of

resistance to acceleration.

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