# A 45.0 - kg girl is standing on a 150. - kg plank. The plank, originallyat rest, is free to slide on a frozen lake, which is a flat, frictionlesssurface. The girl begins to walk along the plank at aconstant velocity of 1.50 m/s to the right relative to the plank.(a) What is her velocity relative to the surface of the ice? (b)What is the velocity of the plank relative to the surface of the ice?

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A 45.0 - kg girl is standing on a 150. - kg plank. The plank, originally
at rest, is free to slide on a frozen lake, which is a flat, frictionless
surface. The girl begins to walk along the plank at a
constant velocity of 1.50 m/s to the right relative to the plank.
(a) What is her velocity relative to the surface of the ice? (b)
What is the velocity of the plank relative to the surface of the ice?

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