# A Free Body Diagram Problem

As shown in the figure, two blocks with masses m and M (M>m) are pushed by a force F in both Case I and Case II. The surface is horizontal and frictionless. Let R1 be the force that m exerts on M in Case I and RII be the force that m exerts on M in Case II. Which of the following statements is true?

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