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Problem: A 66.5 kg astronaut is doing a repair in space on the orbiting space station. She throws a 2.40 kg tool away from her at 3.40 m/s relative to the space station.(a) With what speed will she begin to move?(b) In what direction will she begin to move?

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A 66.5 kg astronaut is doing a repair in space on the orbiting space station. She throws a 2.40 kg tool away from her at 3.40 m/s relative to the space station.
(a) With what speed will she begin to move?
(b) In what direction will she begin to move?

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