Friends pulling against each other

publish date2022/08/06 08:37:7.627465 GMT+1

One boy pulls on his bicycle with a force of 15 pounds.  His (former) friend pulls on it with a force of 18 pounds in the opposite direction. 

  1. What is the net force on the bike?
  2. What is the direction of the net force?
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towards the first boy
towards the former friend

Correct Answer

(1) 3
(2) towards the former friend

Reference

Basic Physics: A Self-Teaching Guide