two masses on a spring

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if you have two masses on a spring, one on either end, with mass M and m, if mass m moves a distance x from it's equilibrium position, why is it that the other mass, M, moves a distance in the other direction given by: mx/M???? this #should be simple to answer, i just cant think atm
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Should be related to forces on them are equal
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