Two ice skaters, Paula and Ricardo, initially at rest, push off from each other. Ricardo weighs more than Paula.
A. Which skater, if either, has the greater momentum after the push-off? Explain.
B. Which skater, if either, has the greater speed after the push-off? Explain.
the two ice skater have the same momentum but the are in different directions.
Paula will have a greater speed than Ricardo after the push-off.