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Problem: True or False: a) In the Newton's law of gravitation, F = Gm1m2/r2, the masses m1 and m2 refer to inertial masses. b) For a cart moving along a track, with the x-axis parallel to the track, only the x-coordinate of the cart can change. c) If the cart is moving on the positive x axis, the x-component of velocity must be positive.

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Inertial masses are found in Newton's second law. m1 and m2 are gravitational masses.

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True or False: 

a) In the Newton's law of gravitation, F = Gm1m2/r2, the masses m1 and m2 refer to inertial masses. 

b) For a cart moving along a track, with the x-axis parallel to the track, only the x-coordinate of the cart can change. 

c) If the cart is moving on the positive x axis, the x-component of velocity must be positive.

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